The Essay: Get Playing: Poet Fiona Sampson on Playing the Violin

The Essay: Get Playing: Poet Fiona Sampson on Playing the Violin

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Summary

As part of BBC Music Get Playing, supporting amateur music-making around the UK, five leading writers and artists contribute an Essay in this series, in which they talk about their little-known passions for playing an instrument. In the third programme of the series, the poet Fiona Sampson explores how playing the violin to professional standard in her youth has informed her life and work today.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Fiona Sampson
Producer Emma Kingsley
Arts