By their very nature, radio programmes usually comprise material included in other categories, such as music, interviews, etc. but in some cases, radio broadcast materials do not fit into these categories as they have been produced as radio recordings in their own right. These programmes include radio news and documentaries as well as performances of radio art projects specifically composed for radio transmission.
Examples of recording:
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