Why can’t we be friends? Thoughts on the battle between classical and pop

As yet another derogatory meme comparing classical and pop does the rounds, I try and set the record straight.

Latest show is now available to listen

This week on Herstory Rewritten exploring the life and times of 20th century black American composer Zenobia Powell Perry.

C is for Unsuk Chin and John Casken in my A-Z of Contemporary Composers (formerly known as Contemporary Corner)

Plus it’s a very windy show with music for oboe, bassoon, clarinet, alto sax, horn, tuba and wind band!

Full tracklist here

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