Long-running series taking a composer as its subject for one or more programmes and exploring their life and work.
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The programme was first heard in 1943. Read a blog post by producer Chris Taylor
Donald and Sandra Tuppen, Curator of Music Manuscripts at BL, view letters from Dvorak.
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1st December Lord Berners
8th December Schumann
15th December Previn
22nd December Vivaldi
29th December Chabrier
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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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