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5/5 Gluck's operatic career included his sequel to Iphigenie en Aulide and a French farce.
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4/5 Gluck's decided in 1774 to apply his radical aesthetics to the traditions of French opera.
3/5 Gluck's manifesto for opera was to 'restrict music to its true function of serving poetry'
2/5 Donald Macleod traces the young Gluck's journeys across Europe before he settled in Vienna
1/5 Gluck stood aloof from any tradition, declaring he wrote 'music belonging to all nations'.
5/5 A selection of Sibelius's final works, including the finest evocations of his homeland.
4/5 In his early 40s, Sibelius's health problems had a dramatic effect on his state of mind.
3/5 Donald Macleod introduces one of the most popular concertos for the violin, Valse Triste.
2/5 Sibelius's fascination for the Finnish epic The Kalevala was the impetus behind many works
1/5 By the age of 26, Sibelius was established as a standard-bearer of Finnish culture.
Donald Macleod explores Respighi's final years, including a walk amongst the pines of Rome (R)
Donald Macleod charts Respighi's travels and the music which they helped to inspire.
Donald Macleod charts Respighi's ever-complex relationships with his musical colleagues. (R)
Donald Macleod evaluates the impact of Elsa Respighi on her husband's music. (R)
Donald Macleod begins his profile of one of Italy's most controversial composers, Respighi (R)