5/5 Donald Macleod explores the bitter final years of Hector Berlioz.
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4/5 Donald Macleod explores Berlioz's experiences and achievements in England.
3/5 Donald Macleod explores Berlioz's fascination with Shakespeare.
2/5 Donald Macleod explores the music that resulted from Berlioz's romantic idealism.
1/5 Donald explores Berlioz's early life, which was without any significant musical stimulus.
5/5 Monteverdi's masterpiece, the thrillingly immoral Coronation of Poppea.
4/5 Donald Macleod on Monteverdi's penultimate operatic masterpiece, The Return of Ulysses.
3/5 Featuring Monteverdi's eighth book of madrigals, Of War and Love.
2/5 A son rebels, a piece of musical theatre is commissioned and a deadly plague hits Venice.
1/5 Monteverdi is sick of Mantua. Venice beckons, as the best music job in Italy falls vacant.
5/5 Donald Macleod introduces Grieg's final vocal masterpiece: his song cycle Haugtussa.
4/5 Donald Macleod introduces a series of contrasting musical takes on Peer Gynt.
3/5 Donald Macleod on a Grieg cello sonata arranged for double bass, plus the Holberg Suite.
2/5 Donald introduces three very different interpretations of Grieg's famous Piano Concerto.
1/5 Donald Macleod introduces arrangements of Grieg's music and his 'forbidden' symphony.
5/5 Donald Macleod discusses the 40-plus years Hans Gal spent in Edinburgh.
4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Gal's exile in Britain.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Hans Gal's life in the years after Hitler's accession.
2/5 Donald Macleod explores Hans Gal's early life.
1/5 Donald Macleod introduces the long and prolific career of Hans Gal.
5/5 Donald Macleod discovers the sad end of Johann Christian Bach. (R)
4/5 Donald Macleod dicusses JC Bach's relationship with his famous pupil - Mozart. (R)