Long-running series taking a composer as its subject for one or more programmes and exploring their life and work
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Donald Macleod talks to one of the world's most celebrated living composers, Steve Reich.
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1st January 2018: Colin Matthews8th January 2018: Schubert15th January 2018: Beethoven22nd January 2018: Lutoslawski29th January 2018: Handel
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Hundreds of composers have been the subject of Composer of the Week over the last 70 years.
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Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch reveals Ravel's character in his exquisitely-decorated house near Paris
Donald Macleod reveals Mendelssohn's gift for sketching and watercolours.
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