3/5 Donald Macleod outlines Koechlin's musical obsession with Hollywood starlet Lilian Harvey.
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2/5 Donald Macleod on Koechlin's visit to America in 1918 and his work The Spring Running.
1/5 Donald Macleod on Koechlin's early vocal works and the influence of The Jungle Book.
5/5 Donald Macleod on the different ways in Rachmaninov and Medtner saw out their final years.
4/5 Donald Macleod traces Rachmaninov and Medtner's journey to America.
3/5 What happened when, in World War I, Rachmaninov and Medtner took to the concert platform.
2/5 Donald Macleod discusses a spat that threatened Rachmaninov and Medtner's relationship.
1/5 Donald Macleod pinpoints the early encounters of Rachmaninov and Medtner.
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Albeniz's masterpiece Iberia and Granados's tribute to Goya.
4/5 Donald Macleod introduces music which reflects the two composers' various interests.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Albeniz and Granados's waltzes, mazurkas and chamber music.
2/5 Albeniz and Granados's involvement in the quest for a Spanish national style of music.
1/5 Donald Macleod introduces music that reflects Granados's and Albeniz's pianistic concerns.
5/5 How the start of hostilities in 1914 was the prelude to Debussy's last big creative burst.
4/5 Donald Macleod picks his way through Debussy's Preludes.
3/5 Donald Macleod on how a baby daughter inspired one of Debussy's most popular piano works.
2/5 Donald Macleod on how Debussy led a revolution in the opera house and the concert hall.
1/5 Exploring why it was to be a long journey before Debussy grew into a mature composer.
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Liszt's extraordinary contribution to the piano repertoire.
4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Liszt's rejection of touring and the celebrity lifestyle.
3/5 Donald Macleod discusses the attitude of Liszt's peers to his fame as a touring virtuoso.
2/5 Donald Macleod focuses on how Liszt was lured back to Paris from Switzerland.
1/5 Donald Macleod explains how seeing Paganini perform in Paris inspired Franz Liszt.