This week on The Sound Kitchen, there’s a special treat: musical favourites from RFI English journalists Alison Hird, Jan van der Made, and Christina Okella. Just click on the arrow in the photo above and enjoy!
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Here’s the music you heard on this week’s program: “Feelin’ good” by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, sung by Nina Simone; “Coyote”, written and sung by Joni Mitchell; Beethoven: the rondo from the “Pathetique” piano sonata no 8 in c minor, op 13, performed by pianist Alfred Brendel; “These are a few of my favorite things” from the musical The Sound of Music by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, sung by Julie Andrews; and “Buona sera, mio signore” from Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Giacomo Rossini.
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