Posts Tagged ‘Flanders and Swann’

From the Library: Music with a tongue in its cheek

Today we fea­ture a genre of music that cross­es all gen­res of music: Musi­cal Com­e­dy. Today’s pro­gramme includes every­thing from the implic­it to the (musi­cal­ly) explic­it — from Mozart’s Musi­cal Joke KV522 to Tom Lehrer’s Poi­son­ing Pigeons in the Park; from Ger­ard Hoff­nung (includ­ing his two Music Fes­ti­vals com­plete and some of his spo­ken-word pieces […]

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