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Specialist in the latest folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, with a guide to folk acts currently on tour in the UK. Plus an interview with Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist
Alasdair Roberts , who introduces tracks from his latest album.

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Guitarist:
Alasdair Roberts

7/8. Conductor and music commentator Charles Hazlewood explores links between classical and popular music - from Bach to Bjbrk, from polka to punk - with particular attention to the former's influence on the latter. Tonight's programme, recorded at Hazlewood's Somerset farm, features highlights from Sunday's performance by Hazlewood with the National Youth
Orchestra at the Glastonbury
Festival. Plus music by Kool and the Gang, the Prodigy and Elgar.

Contributors

Commentator:
Charles Hazlewood

3/6. As the pop single continues to hold its own in the digital era, famed producer Toni Visconti showcases six 45rpm records for their lasting significance. The survey continues with the Boomtown Rats' 1979 number one / Don't Like Mondays. A big, theatrical summer hit in the UK, the single failed to make a dent in the mainstream charts of America, home to the shooting incident that inspired Bob Geldof to write the song in the first place.

Contributors

Producer:
Toni Visconti
Unknown:
Bob Geldof

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