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Presented by Harriett Gilbert

Today's programme includes: Vladimir Vysotsky: Thankful for being alive, The Moon Goose Analogue, John Rutter

Photo: The Moon Goose Colony © Agnes Meyer-Brandis, VG-Bildkunst 2011

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18 minutes

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Mon 12 Dec 2011 13:32GMT


  • Vladimir Vysotsky: Thankful for being alive

    We review a documentary about Vysotsky, the late, legendary Russian singer-songwriter who was loved by millions in 1980s Soviet Union

    Duration: 03:53

  • The Moon Goose Analogue

    German artist Agnes Meyer-Brandis with a poetic experiment on weightlessness. She's training eleven goose cosmonauts to fly her to the moon - and why not!

    Duration: 07:16

  • John Rutter

    Intimately associated with Christmas carols, he talks about his composing career

    Duration: 07:10