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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom soundtrack - an album guide to Heffes score
Heffes uses more modern instruments as the score goes on to mark the passing of time. It's been decades since Mandela was imprisoned, and the music is no longer bursting with African percussion and flutes - until a soaring solo voice breaks through the orchestral texture to remind Mandela of his heritage.