Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought.
And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Indarjit Singh.
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8/8. Conductor and music commentator Charles Hazlewood explores links between classical and popular music - from Bach to Bjork, from polka to punk - with particular attention to the former's influence on the latter. The series winds down with Oscar-nominated film composer George Fenton (Gandhi, Cry Freedom, Dangerous Liaisons, The Fisher King), who joins Hazlewood for a discussion about film music. Featured score composers include Craig Armstrong , Michael Nyman and Ennio Morricone.
4/6. As the pop single continues to hold its own in the digital era,
Tony Visconti singles out six 45rpm hits for their lasting significance. The survey continues with Blondie's widely adored transatlantic number one smash Heart of Glass. Their fifth UK chart hit, it marked a radical shift from their signature "new wave" sound, thanks to producer Mike Chapman 's controversial disco imprint, and finally broke the band in their native America. Characterised by Deborah Harry 's sensual delivery, Heart of Glass sold a million copies in the UK alone on the strength of 12 weeks in the charts in early 1979.
Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought.
3.30 as 1.30.