Journalist Bridget Kendall presents some of the music that accompanied her in her BBC careeer. With Shostakovich, Gershwin, Shchedrin, Bernstein, Villa-Lobos and Appalachian folk.
As Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall prepares to leave the BBC after more than three decades she looks back at her global postings and presents the music that accompanied her through them.
From Shostakovich, Gershwin and Shchedrin in Moscow, where she reported on the fall of the Soviet Union, to Bernstein, Villa Lobos and the Appalachian folk music she experienced for the first time whilst Washington Correspondent in the mid-nineties. Plus music from Cambridge, where she grew up and is now returning to as the first female master of Peterhouse College.