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12 January 2007

Friday 12 January 2007 22:45-23:30 (Radio 3)

Emma Brockes celebrates the feel-good factor of film musicals with extracts take from her new book, abridged by Penny Leicester and read by Tracy Ann Oberman.

There really is no escaping Barbra Streisand and the maverick attractions of Yentl - yes, you've been warned.


18 minutes



Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall

Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 4378
e-mail mixing.it@bbc.co.uk

Friday 12th January 2007, 10.45pm

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral (4'50")
Gilbert is a jazz drummer who studied classical music at Oxford University, wrote music for film, tv, and theatre for some years, and likes electronica. He made this album in my flat in east London, and it will be available for download in the near future.
Album: Gilbert
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Charlie March:
Goodbye Penny (2'56")
24-year old Charlie Alix March has played in the Toy Orchestra, as well as providing soundtracks for short films.
After the Clouds Clear
Loaf 03

Charles Mingus:
II B.S. - RZA's Mingus Bounce Mix (3'22")
Impulse have enlisted a number of Hip-Hop and electronic music producers to reinterpret some of the label's most well-known works.
Various: Impulse! Revolutionary Jazz Reworked
Impulse 0602498831571

Combing and Hackling; Shampoo and Setter; All Cats are Grey (3'49")
A sonic exploration of hairdressing, pet grooming, wig making and the paranormal.
A Cautionary Tale
Freight promo

Pearls & Brass:
Indian Tower (4'01")
Guitarist Randy Huth, Bassist Joel Winter, and drummer Josh Martin from Pennsylvania have been playing music together for more than half of their lives. This is their second full-length release.
The Indian Tower
Drag City DC300CD

My Fun:
Home Tape (5'59")
London-based My Fun explores field recordings and the electronic processing of acoustic sounds, aiming to create narrative work without a particular musical genre determining the sound of the final output. This EP is available as a free download from the website listed below.
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Jeremy Warmsley:
I Believe in the Way You Move (3'20")
Half French, half English multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Warmsley hails from London, and uses a variety of instrumentation, including ukelele, toy piano and his laptop. Following two EPs he released the debut album The Art of Fiction on Transgressive records in October 2006.
The Art of Fiction
Transgressive promo

Spectral Psychosis (4'46")
The second record from Brandon Nickell aka Aemae.
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Clara Rockmore:
Estrellita (Manuel Ponce)
Long regarded as "The Queen of the Theremin," Clara Rockmore's virtuosity as the world's leading exponent of the theremin was commonly acknowledged during her long and successful career. Intimately involved with Leon Theremin in the development of the instrument, Clara Rockmore's career as a thereminist had her performing with major orchestras and with her sister, the legendary pianist, Nadia Reisenberg.
Clara Rockmore's Lost Theremin Album
Bridge 9208

Forthcoming on Mixing It:
19 January - All CD
26 January - All CD
2 February - Report from Berlin
9 February - Final edition

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