BROADCASTS

Radio Wey: Helen's classical journey, March 2020 onwards
This show explores a wide range of classical music for film, TV, concert hall, ballet, video games and beyond. It aims to develop a diverse and inclusive approach by ensuring to integrate composers from a range of backgrounds and cultures, showcasing music which has been under-represented in programming to date, including music by Women and music by Black composers, amongst others. The programming attempts to include also a range of performers, and includes both new releases and historical recordings.
Each episode includes a meditative moment of the week, suitable for the core listeners at Radio Wey.
Other broadcasts have been done for ABC Radio in Australia, among others, and contributions to the monthly podcast series of Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra. The below link is the episode from January 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
 
For a special half hour programme on Radio Wey, in April 2021, Helen Julia Minors talks with the founder of the ABC course, Sarah Clay, about getting involved, the benefits, and support, and the funding.
ABC [Active Breathing Course] is a free, six-week course devised specifically to help people recover from the impact of Covid and other respiratory illnesses in a fun, creative way.
The interview was broadcast on Tuesday [27th] at 3.30pm, Thursday [29th] at 9pm and Friday [30th] April at 4.30pm
ABC will particularly benefit those who have been left with on-going symptoms of:
  • breathlessness
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • disordered breathing
 
 
 
 
 
https://www.voh.org.uk/abc.html 
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Helen's classical journey, Episode 80

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 76

This show explores the music used by Hitchcock for his films, showing a range of the composers he worked with and music from films which seem to be inspired by Hitchcock.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-76-15-august-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-76-15-august-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 74

This show is inspired by music written for flute and includes a wide range of solo, chamber, and orchestral music for the instrument over the last few centuries. 

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-74-1-august-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-74-1-august-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 72

This show is pitched toward the current warm weather, and is themed around summer, with pieces named summer or pieces inspired by summer included in the show.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-72-18-july-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-72-18-july-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 70

This show explores music written for the trumpet, featuring fanfares, celebratory music and the trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-70-4-july-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-70-4-july-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 68

This show explores music inspired by paintings, including music by Rachmaninov, Liszt and others.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-68-20-june-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-68-20-june-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 66

This show explores relaxing music written by Karl Jenkins and others. Most of the music represents a fusion of new world, Gregorian chant and modal melodies.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-66-6-june-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-66-6-june-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 64

This show explores the career of Marin Alsop, as a conductor, collaborator and educator on an international platform.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-64-23-may-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-64-23-may-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 62

This show explores music inspired by Spain and music by Spanish composers, including Albeniz and De Falla.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-62-9-may-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-62-9-may-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 60

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 58

A show exploring the music of Clara Schumann, with music also from Ruth Gipps, Lili Boulanger and Robert Schumann.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-58-11-april-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-58-11-april-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 56

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 50

This show is all about music written for and about children including Debussy's Toy Box and Children's Corner.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-50-14-february-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-50-15-february-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 48

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 46

This show explores music written for the piano across the baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary eras. It includes music by Lili Boulanger, performances by Itasa Kanneh-Mason. Lang Lang, Glenn Gould, and music by Claude Debussy, Mozart among others.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-46-17-january-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-46-17-january-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 40

This episode is dedicated to music which represents winter, including music by Augusta Holmes, Vivaldi, Handel and others. 

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classica-journey-episode-40-6-december-2020-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-40-6-december-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 38

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 36

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This episode has music for remembrance Sunday, with plenty of music by Polish composers.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-36-8-november-2020-part-1/ 

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-36-8-november-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 30

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 28

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 26

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 24

This dedicated show explores music written to accompany, to tell the stories or to set the text of Shakespeare's plays.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-24-16-august-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-24-16-august-2020-part-2/

 

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 22

This show charts the music used in sci fi fantasy films over the last 100 years, including some leading women composers.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-22-2-august-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-22-2-august-2020-part-2/

 

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 20

This show features music about nature and music specifically created to represent and imitate bird song.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-20-19th-july-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-20-19-july-2020-part-2/

 

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 2

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 91

This show explores music by women composers, with the first half dedicated ot film music and the second half dedicated to concert music.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-91-28-november-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-91-28-november-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 85

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 83

This show explores choral music spanning a number of centuries, showing how composers have written for voices.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-83-3-october-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-83-3-october-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 81

This show explores the excellent work of Paul Freeman, especially looking at the large series of recordings he led in the 1970s, entitled, The Black Composers Series.

Part 1:  https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-81-19-september-2021-part-1/

Part 2:  https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-81-19-september-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 77

Happy birthday Claude Debussy! Through a show featuring music about water, we celebrate Debussy's birthday.

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-77-22-august-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-77-22-august-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 75

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 73

This show shares a wide range of music from and inspired by Italy, including Verdi's operatic music, music from the films of Ennio Morricone, as well energised music by Rossini, Paganini and others.​

Part 1: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-73-25th-july-2021-part-1/

Part 2: https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-73-25-july-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 71

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 69

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 65

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 63

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 61

This shows explores music written for or about weddings. There is plenty of celebratory music, trumpet fanfares and music also from operas and narratives works.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-61-2-may-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-61-2-may-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 59

This shows explores the​ move from the renaissance to the baroque in the music of Claudio Monteverdi

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-59-18-april-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-59-18-april-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 55

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 49

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 47

This show explores music written about outer-space, in tribute to Holst's The Planets Suite. It includes music from Star Trek, Star Wars, various Sci Fi films and others.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-47-24-january-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-47-24-january-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 45

Continuing the start of 2021 with a show featuring some of my favourite music from the concert hall and from film.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-45-10-january-2021-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-45-10-january-2021-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 41

This episode explores historical recordings from 1904-1950, sharing music of Debussy, Satie, Poulenc and others.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-41-13-december-2020-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-41-13-december-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 39

This episode explores the symphony including music by Joseph Bologne, Tchaikovsky, Florence Beatrice Price, Haydn, Delius, Sibelius, Neilsen, Mahler and others.

Part 1: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-39-29-november-2020-part-1/

Part 2: 

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-39-29-november-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 31

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 27

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 25

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 23

This show explores music conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein, featuring the ground breaking conductor, Marin Alsop.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-23-8-august-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-23-9-august-2020-part-2/

 

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 21

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 17

A show exploring the music of the Russian ballet in Paris during the start of the 20th century, the music of the ballets russes.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-17-28-june-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-17-28-june-2020-part-2/

 

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 15

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 11

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 7

This show is dedicated to Russian music, exploring issues such a nationalism, narrative music and some some piano classics.

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-7-19th-april-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-7-19th-april-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 5

An overview of the favourite film music shared in the firs four shows of my new series, Helen's Classical Journey

Part 1:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-5-5th-april-2020-part-1/

Part 2:

https://www.mixcloud.com/helen-julia-minors/helens-classical-journey-episode-5-5th-april-2020-part-2/

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Helen's classical journey, Episode 1

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