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Composer of the Week Episode guide

  1. George Dyson (1883-1964)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of George Dyson

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  2. Andrzej Panufnik (1914-1991)

    Donald Macleod celebrates the life and music of Warsaw-born composer Andrzej Panufnik

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  3. Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Gaetano Donizetti

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  4. Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

    Donald Macleod and Prof Graham Sadler explore the life and work of Jean-Philippe Rameau

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  5. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

    Donald Macleod explores Dvorak's relationship with the British Isles

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  6. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

    Donald Macleod explores Igor Stravinsky's life and work up to the end of World War I

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  7. Cole Porter (1891-1964)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Cole Porter

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  8. Leos Janacek (1854-1928)

    Donald Macleod celebrates the life and music of Czech composer Leos Janacek

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  9. Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-1799)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf

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  10. Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of organist and composer Dietrich Buxtehude

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  11. Music in the Great War: Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)

    Donald Macleod is joined by Dr Kate Kennedy to explore the life and work of Ivor Gurney

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  12. Strauss 150

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Richard Strauss

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  13. Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996)

    Donald Macleod and Martin Anderson explore the life and work of Mieczyslaw Weinberg

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  14. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of quintessential romantic, Hector Berlioz

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  15. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Claudio Monteverdi

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  16. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Edvard Grieg

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  17. Hans Gal (1890-1987)

    Donald Macleod and Kenneth Woods explore the life and prolific career of Hans Gal

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  18. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

    With music Handel wrote for Kings George I and II and to mark major events in their reigns

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  19. Pietro Locatelli (1695-1764)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Italian baroque composer Pietro Locatelli

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  20. Leopold Mozart (1719-1787)

    Donald Macleod and Professor Cliff Eisen explore the life and work of Leopold Mozart

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  21. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

    Donald Macleod explores Mendelssohn's early years and the musical treasures they inspired.

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  22. Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Belgian composer Cesar Franck

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  23. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Gioachino Rossini

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  24. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

    Donald Macleod explores Mahler?s childhood in Bohemia.

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  25. Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915)

    Donald Macleod and Anastasia Belina-Johnson explore the life and music of Sergei Taneyev

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  26. Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Jules Massenet

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  27. Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Franz Schubert

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  28. Vienna on the Brink

    Donald Macleod explores the music of Vienna at the start of the 20th century

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  29. The Sammartini Brothers

    Donald Macleod explores the lives and music of Giuseppe and Giovanni Sammartini

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  30. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven

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