Nights for Wednesday 4 August 2010
7:15 Monkey Fossils
Dr Alfred Rosenberger, associate professor of anthropology and archaeology, Brooklyn College, New York. Dr Rosenberger led the examination of the fossil of an extinct monkey retrieved from an underwater cave in the Dominican Republic.
7:30 At The Movies
Film reviews and movie business with Simon Morris.
8 pm News and Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries.
8:40 Arts: Classical
Kate Mead, cellist and host of Sound Lounge, Radio New Zealand Concert; contemporary and traditional classical music goes under the baton.
Track: Piazzolla's Bordel 1900 - played by Evan Ziporyn
Album: Clarinet Hive
Label: Naxos 8.572264
Track: Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Album: Music for Flute and Percussion Vol 2
Label: Naxos 8.572521
Track: Marcella Crudeli (Piano)
Label: KNS Classical A/012
8:59 Conundrum: Clue 5
9 pm News and Weather
9:06 Wednesday Drama
Three Degrees by Elizabeth Sandys
A slice of drama, which charts the blossoming of an unlikely friendship between two women in urban Auckland. Set against the backdrop of newsclips from post war Iraq, the women find common ground buried amongst the secrets from the past.
9:59 Conundrum: Clue 6
10 pm News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11 pm News and Weather
11:06 Jazz at Lincoln Center: Trumpets and Trombones
The brilliant trumpeter Tom Harrell and legendary altoman Charles McPherson lead off with Jimmy Cobb (drums), Ray Drummond (bass), and Ronnie Matthews (piano). Then inventive New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton brings his quintet, and trombonists Wycliffe Gordon and Ronald Westray lead their ensemble in "Bone Structure." (JALC Radio)