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7:12 Joseph Bertolozzi - Eiffel Tower music  

Joseph Bertolozzi with musicians in front of the Eiffel Tower

Joseph Bertolozzi with musicians in front of the Eiffel Tower Photo: Supplied

For over 100 years the Eiffel Tower has been hailed as an architectural landmark, an engineering feat, a monument, a destination …. now Joseph Bertolozzi reveals its music.  Bertolozzi harvested the Eiffel Tower’s sounds using microphones placed on its surfaces and composed a work entitled Tower Music / Musique de la Tour, using only the natural sounds of the Eiffel Tower Itself. 

7:35 Upbeat

Tonight's feature from Upbeat on RNZ Concert this past week is Eva Radich's interview with visiting British playwright Sir David Hare.

8:12 Nights' Science - Green Roofs

Auckland Botanical Gardens curator Bec Stanley on the chlorophyll-filled bio-mass that photosynthesises around us.

8:30 Window on the World

More than half the world speaks more than one language. New research is showing that being multilingual has some surprising advantages - it can help us keep healthier longer. Gaia Vince finds out how knowing many languages can protect our brains over our lifespan, and even stave off the appearance of some diseases, including dementia.

9:30 Insight 

This week on Insight, Lois Williams examines 'road vs rail' in Northland, as increasing numbers of logging trucks hurtle through the region's rural pockets.

10:17 Late Edition

A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 At the Eleventh Hour 

David Knowles with The Sounds of Memphis - Beale Street Caravan.

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