High Fidelity - A Century Of Recorded Song

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Synopsis

A 26 part radio series presented by Jack L and Julie Feeney - a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X-Factor.

Episodes

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 22

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 22

    29/11/2011 Duration: 31h53min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 22 The Art of writing a song. Jack and Julie celebrate the art of the songs told by singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Carole King and Neil Diamond. The show explores songs which have become more famous as cover versions like Cohens Hallelujah sung by Jeff Buckley.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 23

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 23

    29/11/2011 Duration: 29h56min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 23 World Beat. Jack and Julie take the story of sound recording and song global and explore the power of world music from South African townships and Miriam Makeba to Cuba and the Buena Vista Social Club.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 24

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 24

    29/11/2011 Duration: 30h08min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 24 From ORiada to Riverdance. From Sean O Riadas epic Mise Eire to Bill Whelan ground-breaking composition for Riverdance this weeks episode traces the story of Irish composition in the age of recording and the legacy of people like O Riada to contemporary artists and performers like Crash Ensemble. Some of the voices you will hear include Sinead O Connor, Enya and Iarla O Lionaird.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 25

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 25

    29/11/2011 Duration: 40h29min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 25 Generation Mp3. Music goes digital, the birth of Mp3, iTunes and music downloads changes sound recording and the music industry. Jack and Julie explores how digital and the Internet as a platform has revolutionised music and looks at how bands like Radiohead and artists like Damon Albarn have met the challenge. Hand in hand with digital downloads is the resurgence of live performance

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 26

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 26

    29/11/2011 Duration: 29h11min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 25 The Listeners Edition. In the final episode of a century of recorded song the listeners get to pick the music; the songs and the singers. Weve been asking our listeners to let us know via facebook, twitter and gmail what songs and artists they love and which ones we have left out. So episode 26 is the listeners playlist with songs like Rave On from Buddy Holly who somehow did not get played during the rest of the series! Artists include Nick Drake, John Martyn, Elton John, the Blind Boys of Alabama and Barbra Streisand.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 21

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 21

    29/11/2011 Duration: 38h00s

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 21 Stadium Sounds. Stadium Sounds resonates with the sounds from the 70s to today when gig venues got bigger and bigger and the songs became crown anthems from Bruce Springsteens Born to Run, Polices Roxanne to Queen, Freddie Mercury and Bohemian Rhapsody. Jack and Julie trace sound from the Sony Walkman in 1979 to the birth of the CD in 1982 and the songs, bands, albums and gigs which made history. The show features the epic Live Aid gig in 1985 starring an emerging female artist called Madonna and with Irishman, Bob Geldof, of the Boomtown Rats behind it.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 17

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 17

    28/11/2011 Duration: 36h12min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 17 Your Cheatin Heart. High Fidelity goes a little big country, exploring the roots and legacy of country music from folk to Nashville and gets behind the stories and songs of some of the great country performers from Hank Williams to Patsy Cline, Emmylou Harris to Neil Young and finds out why Leonard Cohen says Williams is one of the biggest influences on his songwriting. .

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 18

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 18

    28/11/2011 Duration: 32h01min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 18 Abbey Road. Perhaps the most influential band and song-writing duo in the 20th century. The Beatles story, songbook and the legacy of Paul McCarthy and John Lennon. The story of Abbey Road Recording Studios and the bands who have made history there including Pink Floyd and the Shadows.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 19

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 19

    28/11/2011 Duration: 38h17min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 19 I heard it through the Grapevine. The sounds of Motown, soul and rich voices like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and The Supremes as well as Dusty Springfield, Smokey Robinson, Amy Winehouse and the Commitments. High Fidelitys time machine lands in the seventies and plays the records from the Motown era 1959 to 2005.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 20

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 20

    28/11/2011 Duration: 29h56min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 20 Jack and Julies Mixtape. Everyone remembers making their favourite mixtape, a cassette tape of your favourite tracks which you could share and swap with friends. This week presenters Jack L and Julie Feeney select and swap their personal favourite songs and artists of the century of recorded song. Expect some surprises as Jack picks Beethovens ode to Joy (sung by Paul Robeson) and Julie opts for Eels.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 16

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 16

    24/11/2011 Duration: 38min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 16 Screen Scores. Screen scores and composers from the early days of cinema and sound recording to today. The music of Max Steiner, Erich Korngold, Bernard Hermann to John Williams, Ennio Marricone, Michael Nyman, Philip Glass and Rachel Portman.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 15

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 15

    24/11/2011 Duration: 33min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 15 Rock crosses the Atlantic. Bill Haley and The Comets kick start white rock in 1953 but it quickly spread across the world. This episode criss crosses the Atlantic and give us the story of the Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton and features Chuck Berry, The Doors, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix while closer to home we hear the stories and sound of Phil Lynott, Gary Moore, Van Morrison and Rory Gallagher.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 14

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 14

    23/11/2011 Duration: 32min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 14 Folk to Pop. From the 1950s onwards sound recording made it easier to capture and preserve folk music, musicians, songs and singers like the blind Hungarian fiddler Zerkula or Irish sean nos singer Labhras o Cadhla. Its a folk legacy which flows into modern music and composition/performance inspiring the folk music revival led by people like Pete Seeger, Ewan McColl and in Ireland Dominic Behan and Luke Kelly. This episode features Simon and Garfunkel, Peggy Seeger, Roberta Flack, Christy Moore, Moving Hearts and Paul Brady. We Hear Julie singing The Reaper a traditional song she learnt from June Tabor, and we get the story behind the folk song Scarborough Fair.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 13

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 13

    15/11/2011 Duration: 25min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 13 The Leonard Bernstein Score. Leonard Bernsteins life and musical output defines the century of recorded song. Bernstein brought together jazz broadway musicals classical opera and even ballet as a composer pianist and conductor. This edition presented as a Julie Feeney special celebrates the man and his art and tells the story of West Side Story Bernsteins composition and how the song Somewhere has become one of the classics of our time.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 12

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 12

    14/11/2011 Duration: 34min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 12 Taping the 50s Magnetic tape a legacy of wartime invention changed everything in sound and music recording. We hear from author Greg Milner about the story of sound and how tape recording gave us high fidelity portable recorders and the era of studio production. We hear the voices of Elvis Presley Johnny Cash and the story of Sun Recording Studios and Sam Phillips.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 11

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 11

    14/11/2011 Duration: 29min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 11 Crooners and Divas. By 1948 the vinyl LP is born and with it the concept of an album. Vinyl vox celebrates not just the glories of vinyl but the voices it recorded both crooners like Nat King Cole Bobby Darin and Tony Bennett and divas like Nina Simone Judy Garland and Shirley Bassey. A tribute to torchsongs and anthems.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 10

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 10

    07/11/2011 Duration: 34min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 10 Wartime Melodies From 1939 music is dominated by a European war which spread across the world. In Britain singers like Vera Lynn and the Andrew Singers come to the fore while band leaders like Glenn Miller in the US play a role in morale boosting. The war sees the use of radio music and cinema as propaganda tools and leads to a break through in magnetic tape recording which changes recording in the post war era. Enjoy performances by Vera Lynn the Andrew Singers Glenn Miller Joe Loss Orchestra and hear the story of the song As Time Goes By performed by Dooley Wilson in the wartime movie Casablanca.

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 9

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 9

    04/11/2011 Duration: 31min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 9 The Sound of Music Cinema starts talking and singing with Al Jolsons Jazz Singer in 1927 and High Fidelity traces the story of music song and singers on screen from musical extravaganzas from Singing in the Rain, My Fair Lady to Mama Mia music films like Amadeus and screen composers like John Williams and Michael Nyman. Episode nine features performances from Julie Andrews, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Rex Harrison amongst others and tells the story of The Sound of Music the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical song and film

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 8

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 8

    02/11/2011 Duration: 25min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 8 The Cole Porter Songbook Jack L takes down the Cole Porter songbook featuring the life story and voice of Frank Sinatra as well as KD Lang Billie Holiday Ethel Merman Bono Elvis Costello Fred Astaire Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald This episode tells the story of Frank Sinatras Songs for Swinging Lovers album orchestrated and arranged by Nelson Riddle in 1956 and featuring several classic Cole Porter recordings

  • High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 7

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song. Episode 7

    28/10/2011 Duration: 25min

    High Fidelity - A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is a 26 part radio series. The series is a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X Factor. Episode 7 Sounds Classical How sound recording transformed classical performance and composition. Julie Feeney explores opera singers from Maria Callas to Luciano Pavarotti and conductors from Stokowski to Toscanini.

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