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Re:sound #244 The Phil Smith Show

This hour, we dive into the audio features of the multi-talented musician and poet, Phil Smith.

2017 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


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 Diminished 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.

Music featured in this episode was composed and performed by Phil Smith.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Dennis Funk.

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