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2014 Season - Prom 55 (part 2): Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Unsuk Chin

Composer of the Week Episode guide

  1. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

    Donald Macleod explores Dvorak's relationship with the British Isles

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  2. 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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  3. Cole Porter (1891-1964)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Cole Porter

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  4. Leos Janacek (1854-1928)

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

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  5. Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-1799)

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

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  6. Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

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

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  7. 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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  8. Strauss 150

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Richard Strauss

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  9. Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996)

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

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  10. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

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

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  11. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Claudio Monteverdi

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  12. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Edvard Grieg

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  13. Hans Gal (1890-1987)

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

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  14. 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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  15. Pietro Locatelli (1695-1764)

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

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  16. Leopold Mozart (1719-1787)

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

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  17. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

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

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  18. Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

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

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  19. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Gioachino Rossini

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  20. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

    Donald Macleod explores Mahler?s childhood in Bohemia.

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  21. Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915)

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

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  22. Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Jules Massenet

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  23. Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Franz Schubert

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  24. Vienna on the Brink

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

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  25. The Sammartini Brothers

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

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  26. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven

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  27. 70th Anniversary Special: Louise Farrenc (1804-1875)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of French composer Louise Farrenc

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  28. Iceland

    Donald Macleod discovers the musical culture of Iceland, including the work of Jon Leifs

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  29. Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Pietro Mascagni

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  30. Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

    Donald Macleod explores the charming and eccentric variety of later works by Saint-Saens

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