Archive for the ‘Radio Riel Main’ Category

Transports of Delight

Today’s pro­gramme fea­tures music about “Trains and Boats and Planes” — songs and pieces con­cern­ing or includ­ing mechan­i­cal trans­porta­tion. Fea­tur­ing Hamish Napier’s Scot­tish folk album, “The Rail­way”

The 4th of July: American Independence Day

American Flag

Tune in on to cel­e­brate Amer­i­can Inde­pen­dence Day with Amer­i­can Music of all types, from spir­i­tu­als to sym­phonies.

Music from the Time of Austen & Gainsborough

Illustration from Pride & Prejudice

Today’s pro­gramme takes us back to the end of the 18th and the begin­ning of the 19th cen­turies, with music from the time of nov­el­ist Jane Austen (1775–1817) and the painter (Thomas) Gains­bor­ough (1728–1788) — in oth­er words, music that takes us from the late Baroque to the ear­ly Clas­si­cal peri­od.

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