This hour, we dive into the audio features of the multi-talented musician and poet, Phil Smith.
Satchmo Encore By Phil Smith for Short Cuts a Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4, 2014 The Smith Brothers' Ain't Misbehavin' was a highlight of the 1994 Cheadle Hulme Junior School's Informal Concert. Jazz historian Alyn Shipton assesses its critical value.
Die Fremde By Phil Smith for Short Cuts a Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4, 2014 An nod to Kafka, language and longing.
Towards By Phil Smith for Short Cuts a Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4, 2017 Love in a time of climate change, // Love under sponsored umbrellas, // Love in a time of Eisenstein films // uploaded to Youtube, // and that famous scene // of the baby's pram rolling down the steps, // to the waterfront in Odessa...
Four Resolutions of a Dimished Chord By Phil Smith (previously unaired), 2017 Leonard Bernstein and an exploration of romances that fizzle out.
"We Are Here To Help Each Other Get Through This Thing, Whatever It Is" By Phil Smith for Short Cuts a Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4, 2017 A story that starts with Kurt Vonnegut, ends with a giggling librarian, and in between touches on loneliness, insecurity, the deathly serious and the ridiculously absurd.
A Very Different Time By Phil Smith for Short Cuts a Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4, 2017 A setting of W.H. Auden's 'Paysage Moralisé' — a poem about the idea of home and who gets to live where
For more work from Phil's website to hear more features and music: https://www.pmcsmith.com/
This episode of Re:sound was produced by Dennis Funk.
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