Today on Radio Riel, Elrik Merlin presents a programme of music from the 20s and 30s, including swing, jazz, novelty records and ballads of the period. The programme includes both original recordings of the dance bands and artistes of the
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Swing into Summer

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by Elrik Merlin on Thursday, 23 June, 2011

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Today on Radio Riel, Elrik Merlin presents a programme of music from the 20s and 30s, including swing, jazz, novelty records and ballads of the period.

The programme includes both original recordings of the dance bands and artistes of the period, alongside modern re-creations such as those of Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester, the San Francisco Starlight Orchestra and many more. Enjoy as we “swing into summer” on Radio Riel. Swing… and a great deal more!

After approximately 4pm Pacific Time, we will be broadcasting a varied music programme prior to additional programming that will take place later in the evening. Please check this Programme Guide for details later in the day.

Today’s programme is presented by Elrik Merlin and produced by Radio Riel in conjunction with our friends at the Alexandrian Free Library Consortium of Second Life. You can listen to the programme in-world now at http://main.radioriel.org, or simply click here to start your player, if your browser is configured to do so. Listeners in the United States are encouraged to tune in using this link: http://loudcity.com/stations/radio-riel/tune_in

For more information on the Alexandrian Free Library, current exhibits and the work of Consortium members in general, please visit the Alexandrian Free Library website, or one of their branches in-world.

The image above is from the vintage sheet music collection of Paula K Wirth, www.inkvision.com

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