Strings, Squeaks And Jangles

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920527]

A series of four programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of four musical instruments through the eyes of the people who play, carry, make or mend them. 1: The Harp"We couldn't carry it ourselves, we had to have transport. A man arrived, put a big strap around it and slung it on his shoulder - they call it humping the harp...." Producer Emma Kingsley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920527]

Producer: Emma Kingsley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920603]

The second episode in a series of fourprogrammes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of four musical instruments through the eyes of the people who play, carry, make or mend them. The Organ "It's a tiger.... it has great potential strength. But it's also a cat with a sensitive, stroking kind of feel." Producer Emma Kingsley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920603]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920610]

A series of four programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of musical instruments through the eyes of the people who play, carry, make or mend them. 3: The Contrabassoon Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920610]

Producer: Emma Kingsley.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921102]

Three programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of four musical instruments.

I: The Harp

"A man arrived, put a big strap around it and slung it on his shoulder - they called it humping the harp." Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921102]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921109]

A series of programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of musical instruments through the eyes of the people who play, carry, make or mend them.

2: The Piano

"A piano has a real personality, you can always tell if it will fit up a flight of stairs."

Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921109]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921116]

Last in the series looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of musical instruments.

3: The Contrabassoon

"I say that I play the contrabassoon... and people say, 'What?'" Producer Emma Kingsley Stereo

3.30pm

Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor's first guest in this senes of six programmes is Kevin Coates , artistgoldsmith, sculptor and musician, who talks about his life and work.

Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921116]

Producer: Emma Kingsley

Artist: Kevin Coates

Producer: Gillian Hush.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921227]

The pleasures, pitfalls and personality of the organ as told by the people who play, make or mend it.

Producer Emma Kingsley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921227]