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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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R3Arts: Night Waves - Don Paterson 03 Oct 12

October 4th, 2012

Episode 204 of 1221 episodes

Scottish poet and musician Don Paterson joins Philip Dodd for an extended conversation. As his Selected Poems have recently been published, drawing upon 20 years of his work, Paterson discusses poetry as a secular prayer, his passion for the sonnets of Shakespeare and Rilke, and his reasons for preferring Satie to Mozart.

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