Monthly Archives: February 2013

Swinging into the Blitz

OU musicologist Catherine Tackley appeared on the BBC2/Culture Show documentary ‘Swinging into the Blitz’, a counterpart to the successful drama ‘Dancing on the Edge’. The documentary discussed Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson and Leslie Thompson’s bands of black British and West Indian … Continue reading

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The Sound + the Fury: A Century of Modern Music

This new collaboration between BBC4 and the Music Department tells the story of modernism in the 20th Century. It airs on Tuesday 12 February at 9pm with the first of three one-hour documentaries (“Wrecking Ball”). The series features a number … Continue reading

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