Day: April 4, 2019

The Unanswered Question – tape 1061

It’s still Christmas on BBC Two. I like this ident.

We’re back with Leonard Bernstein for his 1973 lectures for Harvard, The Unanswered Question. Having seen later episodes, here’s the first episode, Musical Phonology.

Bernstein does seem a frighteningly smart person. I can follow a lot of this, but just barely. It’s great.

BBC Genome: BBC Two – 26th December 1990 – 12:15

The second episode is Musical Syntax.

BBC Genome: BBC Two – 27th December 1990 – 12:20

After this, a trailer for new documentaries.

Then there’s the start of The Transformers, not a show about robots that turn into cars, but a documentary about a man who has developed techniques to teach children who have been written off as ‘unintelligent’. The tape ends during this.

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