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17/08/2011

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 August 2011

The best of the world's arts, film, music, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Kirsty Lang.

On today's programme: Xuefei Yang, Canada's Favourite TV and Alex Steinweiss.

Photo of Xuefei Yang: EMI Classics/Paul Mitchell.

Chapters

3 items
  • Xuefei Yang

    Kirsty talks to Xuefei Yang, the classical guitarist who has found international acclaim and is seen as a musical pioneer in China.

  • Canada's Favourite TV

    In our series on favourite locally-made tv programmes around the world, we look at Republic of Doyle, and find out how Canadian programming competes with the American shows flooding across the border

  • Alex Steinweiss

    Graphic designer Steven Heller discusses the work of Alex Steinweiss, hailed as the inventor of the modern album cover, who died recently at the age of 94.

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