The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Alan Yentob returns to one of his favourite poems
Meeting the Giants of Jazz
Encounters with great Jazz musicians
Beirut's House of Barakat
Rebecca Lloyd-Evans visits a house of memory in Beirut.
BBC Radio 4
Roderick Swanston explores musical deletions, revision and completions, tracing the process of how works reach their final version, uncovering some intriguing stories along the way and offering a vision of the creative process that is all too often ignored. Featuring music by Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Elgar, Mahler and Bruckner and insights from Christopher Hogwood, Anthony Payne, Barry Cooper, John Williamson and Lois Fitch.
Saturday 23rd February 2013