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  1. Schubert: "Trout" Quintet in A (D.667)

    Chris de Souza explores Schubert's "Trout" Quintet in A (D.667).

    First broadcast: 27 May 2001

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  2. Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

    Gerard McBurney tackles Stravinsky's Pulcinella, his ballet based on Baroque music.

    First broadcast: 13 May 2001

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  3. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major (Op. 35)

    Roger Nichols investigates Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

    First broadcast: 29 Apr 2001

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  4. Prokfiev: Symphony No.5 (Op.100)

    Sergey Prokfiev's Symphony no.5 (Op.100) is explored by Stephen Johnson.

    First broadcast: 22 Apr 2001

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  5. Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2 in E-flat minor and G major (Op. 38)

    Stephen Johnson explores Arnold Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony no.2.

    First broadcast: 15 Apr 2001

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  6. Mozart: Piano Concerto no.24 in C minor (K. 491)

    Gerard McBurney looks at Mozart's Piano Concerto no.24 in C minor K491.

    First broadcast: 08 Apr 2001

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  7. Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (Op. 10)

    Chris de Souza uncovers the secrets of Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge.

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2001

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  8. Bach: Passacaglia in C minor (BWV 582)

    Chris de Souza presents an in-depth look at J.S. Bach's Passacaglia in C minor (BWV 582).

    First broadcast: 25 Mar 2001

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  9. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A (K.622)

    Chris de Souza takes a fresh look at Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A (K.622).

    First broadcast: 18 Mar 2001

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  10. Debussy: La Mer (L 109)

    Roger Nichols explores the orchestral masterpiece La Mer, by Debussy.

    First broadcast: 11 Mar 2001

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  11. Chopin: Scherzi (Op. 20 & Op. 54)

    Chris de Souza explores the construction of Chopin's Scherzi Op.20 and Op.54.

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2001

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  12. Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paginini (Op. 43)

    Gerard McBurney unravels the secrets of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini.

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2001

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  13. Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major (D. 485)

    David Fanning explores one of Schubert's most popular and charming symphonies - his Fifth.

    First broadcast: 18 Feb 2001

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  14. Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D

    Stephen Johnson explores Mahler's immense first Symphony.

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2001

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  15. Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (From the New World)

    Chris de Souza discusses Dvorak's Symphony no.9 in E minor 'From the New World'.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2001

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  16. Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste (BB. 114)

    Gerard McBurney discusses Bela Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2001

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  17. Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor (Op. 15)

    Gerard McBurney discusses Brahms's Piano Concerto no.1 in D minor.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2001

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  18. Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings (Op.31).

    Stephen Johnson explores Benjamin Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings (Op.31).

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2001

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  19. Schubert: Piano Trio in E flat (D929)

    Stephen Johnson discusses Schubert's Piano Trio in E flat, D929.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2000

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  20. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

    Stephen Johnson explores Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2000

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  21. Stravinsky: The Firebird

    Gerard McBurney explores a 20th century masterpiece: Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2000

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  22. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor (Op. 67)

    Anthony Payne explores one of the most famous of all symphonies - Beethoven's 5th.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2000

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  23. Bach: Jesu, meine Freude (BWV 227)

    Chris de Souza explores one of J.S. Bach's best-loved choral works, Jesu, meine Freude.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2000

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  24. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat (Op. 44)

    Chris de Souza explores Schumann's Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2000

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  25. Copland: Appalachian Spring for orchestra

    Gerard McBurney explores Copland's orchestral version of his ballet Appalachian Spring.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2000

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  26. Sibelius: Tapiola (Op. 112)

    Stephen Johnson explores Sibelius's great tone poem Tapiola.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2000

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  27. Schubert: Unfinished Symphony (D. 759)

    Chris De Souza explores Schubert's Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished).

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2000

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  28. Bach: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988)

    Gerard McBurney explores Bach's Goldberg Variations with examples played by Tim Horton.

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2000

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  29. Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor (Op. 85)

    Stephen Johnson explores Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, with the help of Liwei Qin.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2000

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  30. Beethoven: String Quartet in E flat (Op. 127)

    Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's String Quartet in E flat, Op 127.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2000

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