The life and selected works of a featured composer.
Robert Johnson profiles the Polish composer who defected to Britain in 1954. Read more Audio
Peter Hoar explores the work and life of Jean Philippe Rameau.
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Kenneth Young presents the life and work of this composer, best known for film work, who once said that the string quartet was the "most perfect of mediums". Read more Audio
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Indra Hughes presents a selection of Buxtehude's vocal and chamber works. Read more Audio
Described as 'one of the most original musical thinkers of the new century' (Alex Ross, The New Yorker), John Luther Adams is a prominent voice in contemporary art music as well as issues concerning… Read more Audio
Samantha Owens explores the career of this little-known composer whose works are being championed by singer Cecilia Bartoli, musicologist Colin Timms and others. Read more Audio
Steve Danby escorts us into the toe-tapping world of Irving Berlin Read more Audio
Peter Walls looks at what was known of Bach in his lifetime. Read more Audio
Elizabeth Kerr talks to composer Annea Lockwood and provides some insight into her work. Read more Audio
Rachel Hyde presents an introduction to Edvard Grieg Read more Audio
Roger Lloyd gives an overview of the life and work of Sir Edward Elgar. Read more Audio
William Dart explores a number of aspects of Rachmaninov's music. Read more Audio
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