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Is Black Music

The world's first and longest running alternative Black music radio show, hosted by Art Terry. For more information visit isblackmusic.com. [Repeats Saturday 11pm.]

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Future Classical

Benjamin Tassie speaks with contemporary composers about their music and the music that inspires them. This week: Benjamin speaks with the British composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss about ancient and mechanical instruments, her upcoming opera, Giant, and writing her first film soundtrack. [Repeats Friday 8am.]

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4:00pm - 5:00pm

Archaeology Of The Ear

Presented by musician and composer Chris Cundy and featuring poet Adam Horovitz who look at ancient objects on display at Corinium Museum in Cirencester. This week: An Early History of Money. In this episode we take a prehistoric leap forwards into the Iron Age. We visit an unassuming village called Bagendon where, two thousand years ago, the Dubonnian tribe discovered a flair for taming wild horses and where they minted Britain's first ever coinage. And Corinium Museum’s Emma Stuart talks to us about the early history of money. For more information visit coriniummuseum.org/discover/archaeology-of-the-ear/. [Repeats Thursday 2.30am.]

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5:00pm - 5:30pm

Haunted Network Research Initiative

Haunted Network Research Initiative researcher and junior librarian Dameron Codds explores ancient folk traditions, cybernetic magic rituals, and interdimensional wormhole adjacent music from the institution’s archive in an attempt to find out what happened to the missing (possibly presumed dead) composer Cameron Dodds. This month: Episode 5 - O’dleigh, L’ulleigh. Getting festive this episode! Dameron Codds plays a recording of a primary school O’dleigh play performed by Cameron Dodds and his childhood friends. Visit www.hnri.xyz. [Repeated Thursday 3pm.]

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