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Composer of the Week Episode guide

  1. 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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  2. Pietro Locatelli (1695-1764)

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

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  3. Leopold Mozart (1719-1787)

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

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  4. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

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

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  5. Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

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

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  6. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Gioachino Rossini

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  7. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

    Donald Macleod explores Mahler?s childhood in Bohemia.

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  8. Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915)

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

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  9. Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Jules Massenet

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  10. Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Franz Schubert

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  11. Vienna on the Brink

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

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  12. The Sammartini Brothers

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

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  13. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven

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  14. 70th Anniversary Special: Louise Farrenc (1804-1875)

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

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  15. Iceland

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

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  16. Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Pietro Mascagni

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  17. Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

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

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  18. Britten 100

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Benjamin Benjamin Britten

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  19. Bill Evans (1929-1980)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Bill Evans, dubbed the 'poet of the piano'

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  20. Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of composer Ethel Smyth

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  21. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Haydn through his music for trio

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  22. Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Jean-Baptiste Lully

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  23. Verdi 200

    Donald Macleod explores Verdi's later life and music

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  24. Sound of Cinema: British Film Music

    Donald Macleod and writer and film music expert John Huckvale explore British film music

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  25. Golden Age of Hollywood

    Donald Macleod and John Wilson explore the soundtrack of Hollywood's Golden Age

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  26. Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Christoph Willibald Gluck

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  27. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Antonin Dvorak

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  28. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius

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  29. 200 Years of the Royal Philharmonic Society

    Donald Macleod recalls the story of the Royal Philharmonic Society

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  30. Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

    Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Robert Schumann

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