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June 25, 2014

Radio 3 Live In Concert, BBC Radio 3, 7.30pm/The Essay: Minds At War, BBC Radio 3, 10.45pm

As part of the BBC's Music In The Great War strand - and marking the end of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's residency at the St Magnus Festival in Orkney - BBC Radio 3 presents a performance from there of Charles Ives's The Unanswered Question. Written in 1908, it places three groups of musicians at different places in the auditorium. That's followed by the third of a series of essays about how artists, writers and thinkers responded to the First World War. In tonight's episode, German painter Otto Dix comes under the spotlight in a programme presented by cartoonist Martin Rowson, above.

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Source: Herald, The (Scotland)

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