Between the Wars

by Elrik Merlin 15 March 2017 Daily Programme
Between the Wars

In today’s programme, we’re playing music from the period between the First and Second World Wars – from big bands to ballads and movie soundtracks – featuring restored original recordings alongside modern recreations.






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English Composers

by Elrik Merlin 11 March 2017 Daily Programme
English Composers

Today we present a programme of classical and light classical music by English composers, both well-known and too often forgotten.






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Classics with a French Accent

by Elrik Merlin 8 March 2017 Daily Programme
Paris Sunset Panorama by Moyan Brenn

It was Maurice Ravel’s birthday yesterday, so today we present a selection of varied French pieces from the Baroque period to the early 20th century, including pieces by Ravel and a good many other famous names — and some not quite so well known who also have a place in the French classical pantheon.






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