Monthly Archives: May 2013

‘Live Music: from the Dance Hall to the 100 Club’ – 22nd May, BBC Radio 4

Catherine Tackley will be a panellist on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thinking Allowed’, hosted by Laurie Taylor (pictured), broadcast live on Wednesday 22nd May at 4pm. The discussion will be inspired by Frith/Brennan/Cloonan/Webster’s The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume … Continue reading

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“Symphony” to be repeated on BBC4

“Symphony”, the OU’s award-winning collaboration with BBC4, is to be re-screened on BBC4 beginning this Friday at 8pm. The four-part series is presented by Simon Russell Beale and features performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of … Continue reading

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‘Art of Fear’ weekend at Southbank’s ‘Rest is Noise’ Festival

This weekend, the Southbank’s ‘Rest is Noise’ Festival is devoted to the ‘Art of Fear’, and OU music lecturer Robert Samuels will be contributing to the events by giving a ‘bite-size’ talk on Sunday at 12.30pm in the foyer of … Continue reading

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Catherine Tackley’s book wins Jazz Publication of the Year 2013

Last night, Catherine Tackley’s book Benny Goodman’s Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert (OUP) won Jazz Publication of the Year at the nineth PPL sponsored Parliamentary Jazz Awards, judged by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group. Catherine was presented … Continue reading

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