There’s Music in the Kitchen, no 23

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a replay of a show aired on 15 August 2020, featuring musical favourites from RFI English journalists Angela Diffley and Paul Meyers. Just click on the “Audio” button above and enjoy!

Hello everyone! Welcome to The Sound Kitchen weekly podcast, published every Saturday. You’ll hear the winner’s names announced and the week’s quiz question, along with all the other ingredients you’ve grown accustomed to: your letters and essays, “On This Day”, quirky facts and news, interviews, and great music … so be sure and listen every week.

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This week’s quiz: The Sound Kitchen is taking a short break. The quiz will be back on 27 August.

Here’s the music you heard on this week’s program: “Let’s Call This” by Thelonious Monk, performed by the Thelonious Monk Quartet with Joe Gordon and Harold Land, performed Live at the Blackhawk in 1960; “Both Sides Now” written and performed by Joni Mitchell, and “Both Sides Now” in an arrangement by Vince Mendoza of Claude Debussy’s “Clouds”, sung by Joni Mitchell.