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Hear and Now [23/04/2016]

Synopsis
Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Tom Service introduce adventurous 21st century responses to Shakespeare’s work. Sound artist Martin Parker and viola da gamba player Liam Byrne take music and texts from 1616 and remix them for 2016. Saxophonist Trish Clowes and her trio improvise an anniversary homage using Shakespearean phrases. Plus a performance by contemporary music group Apartment House and a newly commissioned work from Matthew Herbert based on texts from Macbeth. Recorded in front of an audience earlier the same day at Shakespeare’s former school, King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Series
Hear and Now
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 2016 at 22:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Contributor
Sara Mohr-Pietsch; Tom Service

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Part of BBC Radio’s The Sounds of Shakespeare broadcasting live all weekend from a pop-up studio at The Other Place foyer, with free ticketed events on stage in The Other Place Studio Theatre.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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