First Week In June, Music On The BBC
On Radio 2, The Music Of The American Civil War reflects on the music and musical legacy of this era. Hear And Now (Radio 3) presented more recordings from the Tectonics Glasgow festival. Electronic musician Holly Herndon discussed the use of computers in music with Mary Anne Hobbs (6 Music).
On BBC Four Laura Mvula discusses the importance of the music by Nina Simone in her own career in Nina Simone And Me With Laura Mvula, and for 6 Music Nina And Me: Laura Mvula . In Jazz On 3 on Radio 3, British pianist and composer Keith Tippett performs his piece The Nine Dances Of Patrick O’Gonogon in session with his octet.
In the final episode of Prog Rock With Charles Hazelwood (Radio 2) the conductor talks to Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull. Blue Note: The Story of Modern Jazz (BBC Four) looked back on the history of the label that was home to greats including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Herbie Hancock.