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Episode 2

It may not be the legacy he was most proud of, but Bridge's fostering of a young Benjamin Britten's talents was crucial in the junior composer's career. Donald Macleod is joined by Paul Hindmarsh to explore what was in Bridge's music that so transfixed Britten, and reveals a side to Bridge only seen through the eyes of his pupil.

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1 hour

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Tue 2 Aug 2011 18:00

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