Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8- 10pm Monday 19th August 2019

A quick update on what to expect in tonight’s “Cooler Classics”:

A closer look at the work of Cheltenham born composer Christopher Gunning, and his oboe concerto….

Roderick Williams, soon to appear at the Stratford Music Festival, provides an insight into his career…

We also take a look at Nicola Benedetti, soon to appear in  the opening concert of the new ESO season..

Music will include:4 Seasons : Summer(Vivaldi) & Hungarian Dance No 5 , Brahms 2nd Symphony (Karajan/Berlin Philharmoniker)..

..and how many little maids??

Finishing off with Pavarotti , probably!!

So tune in… http://www.nccr.co.uk            (Monday 8-10 pm, Rpt Sunday 9-11pm).

 

 

 

Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8- 10pm,Monday 12th August 2019.(www.nccr.co.uk)

On this evening’s programme expect music from Andre Rieu, Christopher Gunning, Pavel Sporcil, Robert Schumann, Dame Felicity Lott..and Luciano Pavarotti.

Kenneth Woods, (English Symphony Orchestra) offers some more musical insights..and we give extended attention to David Matthews Symphony No 9..(part of the  21st Century Symphony Project..)

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..and a couple of movie themes…

Tune in… www.nccr.co.uk          Monday 8 – 10 pm

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In the Cooler” 7-9 pm Friday 9th August 2019, rpts Sunday 8-10 am, Monday 2-4 pm..and Listen Again!!

Mel Hoskins and Kelly Smith will be In The Cooler with all the latest news from Cavendish Park. They will be talking about their recent involvement with the CAREbadge  initiative and choosing some of their favourite tunes. 

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Jenni Turner will also be in the studio in her role as Editor of The Cotswold Times.

Rosie Fuller will be outlining the Ocean Film Festival, (at several Cotswold venues soon), Sean Dudden will be giving us an update on the campaign “A Life Without Plastic”..

.. and we may get a call from Titus Jennings(!!) who may tell us all about the Experience to follow!!

Plus plenty of music..including something from a listener in Nepal!!

Listen at http://www.nccr.co.uk , Tune In, Mytuner radio apps, Smart Speakers. 7-9pm Friday 9th August 2019

 

 

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10 pm Monday 5th August.(Repeat Sunday 9-11 pm)

A new time (Mondays 8-10 pm, repeated Sunday 9-11pm)..and a 2 hour show!!

Expect to hear a mix of familiar classics, new classics, interviews , information on local to the Cotswold music events..and more!!

Chipping Campden is home to the Chipping Campden International Music Festival in May , and the region is pleased to have world class orchestras close to hand. The Orchestra of the Swan (OOTS) in Stratford-upon-Avon, and the English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) under its principal conductor Kenneth Woods, based in Worcester, the home of Edward Elgar.

So always expect something on the show from these!!

In tonight’s edition, Kenneth Woods tells us about newly discovered scores and the music of Hans Rott, and Martin Malgrem introduces us to the Helsinki Chamber Orchestra…

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Kenneth Woods & Martin Malgrem(Copyright acknowledged)

Music from Mendelssohn,Prokofiev, Holst and Shostakovich.

With a possibility of being introduced to another Cheltenham born composer………

And a reminder of Hans Gal’s music, give he was born on this day in 1890.
Listen in tonight!!

8-10 pm, Monday 5th August 2019 (Repeat Sunday 9-11pm)

http://www.nccr.co.uk

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 26th July 2019 (Rpts 8-10am Sunday, 2-4 pm Monday)

“In The Cooler” this week is truly community focussed!

And we start off with some Cream… Malcolm Bruce (son of Jack Bruce) tells us about The Music Of Cream 50th Anniversary Tour !

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L-R Malcolm Bruce,Kofi Baker, Will Johns.(Copyright acknowledged)

We shall be speaking with Rob Willott about Blockley’s Little Village Hall and its £18,000 upgrade plan.

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(Rob Willott)

 

Sean Dudden will be phoning in to tell us about the community based initiative “Life Without Plastic”..

The Classic Car and Bike Show it is being held on the 28/7/19 from 11am at the Playing Field Bisley Old Road Stroud Glos GL5 1NL admission is free and there are no charges for anyone wishing to display a car or bike….

There is the Arts Alive Exhibition in Bourton-on-the-Water 3rd to 10 August.. https://www.tomshepherdart.com/

You can go on the beach near Evesham!!

Martyn Slater, Chairman of Stroud Vintage Transport and Engine Club (SVTEC) gives us a heads up on the event..(2-4th August ) …and its a Glen Miller tribute!!

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(Martyn Slater,SVTEC)

And Caroline Ardron celebrates the First Anniversary of the Cotswold Clubhouse in Bourton on the Water..with some summer special offers! (We interviewed Caroline this time last year ahead of the Grand Opening…!! See what radio exposure can do for your organization/business!!!)

And our special guest is the legendary American singer /songwriter Dean Friedman, who is currently on his UK tour, and he speaks with us ahead of the SongFest North in Crewe this coming weekend…

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Peter Lewis and Dean Friedman

And then there’s the music!!

Did I mention we shall be having a Shalamar competition??????

So www.nccr.co.uk 7-9 pm Friday..

Friday Night is “In the Cooler” Night!!

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” .. this week only Tuesday 10pm!!

Following a power failure in the district today, NCCR programming has been disrupted..

So, the expected “Cooler Classics” for tonight (11pm- midnight) is now scheduled for Tuesday evening..at 10pm..

..and will be a treat for fans of Andre Rieu..

It‘s a special of the Andre Rieu Maastricht Concerts held in the Vrijthof Square..

Tracks will include the Platin Tenors, Carmen Monarcha, Carla Maffioletti, Mirusia and Kimmy Skota..

Do listen.. and enjoy!!   www.nccr.co.uk

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NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9 pm Friday 12th July 2019.(Rpts Sun 8-10 am and Monday 2-4pm)

Festival time is now well and truly upon us!!

Intrepid reporters from NCCR were at Cornbury, and caught up with a few of the acts..

And there is more to come!!

The first ever Over the Hill festival at Cogges Manor Farm Witney, presented by Glovebox Live featuring Americana music..( Bank Holiday Monday 26th August )

And before that – Fairport Convention’s Cropredy Festival ( Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th August 2019 ).. with a newly announced special guest…

In the studio..Jon Buxton will be telling us all about the music of Heronimus Fin.. “Record Collector Magazines readers vote the band consistently in their top 500 collectable artists 6 years running (even toppling Syd Barrett, The Stereophonics, Cream, The Eagles, The White Stripes, Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Joe Satriani, Can, Roger Waters) and John Vignola write in Italy’s alternative rock magazine Rockerilla “the capacity of the band to mix the tone and alternate the acoustics in a contagious electric riff, produces compositions filled with yearning and melancholy with total originality ….. our rational attempt stops here at the evident beauty of the sound” …

Heronimus Fin In the Studio(Heronimus Fin Image)

The playlist may well include some, or all…of the following…

  • Nick Drake – Time Has Told Me (Five Leaves Left)
  • Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever
  • Led Zeppelin – Gallows Pole (Led Zeppelin 3)
  • Mott THe Hoople – Thunderbuck Ram (Mad Shadows)
  • Pink Floyd – Time (Dark Side Of The Moon)Jethro Tull – Mother Goose (Aqualung)
  • Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower
  • Aerosmith – Dream On (Aerosmith)
  • Genesis – Carpet Crawlers (Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
  • Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Framed (Framed)
  • Golden Earring – She Flies on Strange Wings (Seven Tears)
  • Thin Lizzy – Still In Love With You (Nightlife)
  • Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Wild, The Innocent & the E street Shuffle)

With a few tracks from Heronimus Fin…of course..

  • Home James and Don’t Spare the Horses
  • Eyes Of The Fox
  • Riding The Great Fantastic
  • Come Away Samantha
  • The Pharmacist
  • England In The Rain

… and perhaps a track or two from others!! Shalamar, Hank Marvin, Dustin Lynch…

So, be sure to tune in!! www.nccr.co.uk