Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

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Chris1968
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Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby Chris1968 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:56 pm

Burt Bacharach´s concerts in London, July 6th + 7th will be on the air on BBC Radio 2, Friday, August 24th from 8 to 10 p.m. british time. And after airing, that broadcast will be available on the BBC Radio 2 website.
Here some more information: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bg1wsb

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby blueonblue » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:42 am

Chris1968 wrote:Burt Bacharach´s concerts in London, July 6th + 7th will be on the air on BBC Radio 2, Friday, August 24th from 8 to 10 p.m. british time. And after airing, that broadcast will be available on the BBC Radio 2 website.
Here some more information: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bg1wsb


Chris,
Thank you for the "heads up"....let's hope we get to hear all the new Bacharach songs. :D

(hope they don't "edit" them out)

'blue'

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby David_Noble » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:36 pm

Thanks for the link. Its a good concert. One of the new songs is included - "With a Voice" at about 1:13 into the broadcast.

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby Davide Bonori » Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:12 am

Unfortunately they cut the two new songs written with Melody Federer (“Bridges” e “Blanket Capes”) ...

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby Sara D » Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:02 am

Davide Bonori wrote:Unfortunately they cut the two new songs written with Melody Federer (“Bridges” e “Blanket Capes”) ...


If the Radio 2 producer hadn't decided to feature the three hit records at the start of the program there would have been more than enough time to include the two Melody Federer songs.

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby blueonblue » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:46 am

Sara D wrote:
Davide Bonori wrote:Unfortunately they cut the two new songs written with Melody Federer (“Bridges” e “Blanket Capes”) ...


If the Radio 2 producer hadn't decided to feature the three hit records at the start of the program there would have been more than enough time to include the two Melody Federer songs.


Sara, I can't understand why they did that ???

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby pljms » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:16 pm

blueonblue wrote:
Sara D wrote:
Davide Bonori wrote:Unfortunately they cut the two new songs written with Melody Federer (“Bridges” e “Blanket Capes”) ...


If the Radio 2 producer hadn't decided to feature the three hit records at the start of the program there would have been more than enough time to include the two Melody Federer songs.


Sara, I can't understand why they did that ???

'blue'


This broadcast was a recording of the second of the two evenings at the Festival Hall, but at the show I attended I'd say that section with Melody Federer, taking In Bacharach's guest introduction, her preambles - both quite long at the show I attended - and the two songs themselves, probably amounted in total to not much less than 15 minutes. Perhaps the radio producer just couldn't find a way to edit the introductions satisfactorily so consequently the section was deemed to be several minutes too long, hence its axing from the broadcast and replacement by those three records at the top of the show.
Paul

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Re: Burt Bacharach London 2018 on BBC Radio 2

Postby pljms » Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:57 am

Here are excerpts from Melody Federer's performances of 'Bridges' and 'Blanket Capes' from one of Bacharach's Royal Festival Hall shows in July. As you'll see, for both of these songs she was accompanied solely by Bacharach at the piano.

https://m.facebook.com/MelodyFedererMus ... ale2=en_GB

https://www.instagram.com/p/BlBK--tHpc2/?hl=de
Paul


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