2/5 Donald Macleod explores Mingus's music of the late 1950s, looking at gospel influences.
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1/5 Donald Macleod looks at how Mingus progressed from double bassist to being a composer.
5/5 Donald Macleod introduces three of Brahms's nostalgic late works for clarinet.
4/5 Donald Macleod explores the story of Brahms's support for Joachim's wife in their divorce.
Donald Macleod explores Brahms's First Violin Sonata, inspired by Clara Schumann.
2/5 Donald Macleod on Brahms's return to publishing new work after Schumann's suicide attempt.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Brahms's annus mirabilis of 1853-4.
5/5 Donald Macleod presents Berners's fifth ballet and his Nicholas Nickleby film score.
4/5 Donald Macleod explores Berners's literary endeavours and introduces wartime music.
3/5 Donald Macleod presents a fantastical Berners ballet, featuring various strange characters
2/5 With works commissioned by Diaghilev - Berners's only opera and his fairytale ballet suite
Donald Macleod concentrates on a work for puppet theatre and an essay in Spanish colour.
5/5 With Donald Macleod. Includes 3 Symphoniae Sacrae; Musikalische exequien; Der Schwangesang (R)
4/5 With Donald Macleod. Including: Dulcissime et benignissime Christe; Syncharma musicum. (R)
3/5 Including: Nunc Dimittis, SWV432; Psalms 98, 84; 3 Symphoniae Sacrae; Psalm 100. (R)
2/5 With Donald Macleod. Including Es Steh Gott auf; 6 Italian Madrigals; 4 Symphoniae Sacrae. (R)
1/5 With Donald Macleod. Including Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt; Das ist je gewisslich wahr. (R)
5/5 Deafness forces Faure to quit the Paris Conservatoire, but the nation celebrates his music (R)
4/5 Examining how the composer coped with World War I and his own worsening deafness. (R)
3/5 The composer turns 40, discovers Verlaine, overcomes depression and starts an affair. (R)
2/5 Faure meets Liszt, inspires Proust and chooses a wife by a rather unconventional method. (R)
1/5 Exploring Faure's First Violin Sonata, which earned him esteem and a publishing contract. (R)