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Composer of the Week

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Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Composer of the Week is one of Radio 3's longest running programmes, now presented by Donald Macleod.

Language:

English


Episodes

Purcell

9/22/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the music of English composer Henry Purcell.

Duration: 01:01:47


Alexander Goehr - Part 2

9/15/2017
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Donald Macleod in conversation with composer Alexander Goehr at his home near Cambridge

Duration: 00:39:06


Alexander Goehr - Part 1

9/15/2017
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Donald Macleod in conversation with composer Alexander Goehr at his home near Cambridge

Duration: 00:53:36


Mozart

9/8/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the miraculous chamber music of Mozart's Vienna years

Duration: 00:41:33


Grieg

8/11/2017
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Donald Macleod looks at the multi-talented Norwegian composer, pianist and conductor

Duration: 00:54:45


Birth of Polyphony

8/4/2017
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Donald Macleod takes a close look at the change from pure monophony to complex polyphony.

Duration: 01:07:52


Mathias

7/28/2017
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Donald Macleod explores Mathias's student days in Aberystwyth and London

Duration: 01:04:46


Haydn

7/21/2017
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Donald Macleod explores Haydn's often overlooked piano sonatas.

Duration: 00:58:33


Messiaen

7/14/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the organ music of Olivier Messiaen.

Duration: 00:51:37


Charpentier

7/7/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the music of Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

Duration: 00:57:05


Mahler

6/30/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the relationship between Gustav and Alma Mahler

Duration: 00:57:19


Bizet

6/16/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Georges Bizet

Duration: 01:04:09


Chopin

6/9/2017
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Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Fryderyk Chopin

Duration: 01:01:04


Rebecca Clarke

6/2/2017
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Donald Macleod looks at life of Rebecca Clarke with Christopher Johnson and Ian Jones.

Duration: 01:04:06


Monteverdi

5/19/2017
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Donald Macleod recounts Monteverdi's rise from humble beginnings in Cremona.

Duration: 00:59:46


Praetorius

5/5/2017
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Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's final years and works.

Duration: 01:06:16


LeFanu

4/28/2017
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British composer Nicola LeFanu discusses her life and music with Donald Macleod.

Duration: 01:15:37


Schumann

4/21/2017
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Donald Macleod explores Schumann's Dusseldorf years.

Duration: 00:58:35


Dvorak

4/14/2017
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Donald explores the critical period in the late 1870s when Dvorak first made his name.

Duration: 00:52:05


Joplin

4/7/2017
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Donald Macleod looks at the African-American composer Scott Joplin.

Duration: 01:11:58

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