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R3Arts: Proms Plus Literary - Light Music 31 Jul 13

August 1st, 2013

Episode 372 of 1341 episodes

The writers Simon Heffer and Andrew O'Hagan discuss the halcyon days of light music at the BBC and beyond with Matthew Sweet. With its jaunty melodies and cascading strings, they restore it to its proper place: the heart of British musical life. Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events.

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