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June 20, 2014

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7.30 Symphony (R) (S) Simon Russell Beale charts the history of classical symphonies, beginning with the works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

8.30 Sounds Of The Eighties (R) (S) A selection of pop music from the BBC archives spanning the decade, including performances by Adam and the Ants, Duran Duran and Culture Club.

9.0 Billy Joel: The Bridge To Russia - A Matter Of Trust (S) The story behind the American singer-songwriter's historic trip to perform in a series high-energy rock concert in the USSR in 1987.

10.15 Billy Joel: Live In Leningrad (S) The musician's performance in Leningrad in 1987, featuring Uptown Girl, The Longest Time, A Matter of Trust and Only the Good Die Young.

11.35 Barry Manilow At The BBC (R) (S) Archive performances, featuring hits including Mandy and Could It Be Magic, as well as highlights from his 1983 concert at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

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Source: Guardian (UK)

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