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Episode 5

Bridge was not alone amongst composers in finding that what he wanted to write was not necessarily what the public wanted to hear. To end the week, Donald Macleod and Bridge authority Paul Hindmarsh look at how, as the composer searched for a distinctive voice, he found himself increasingly at odds with his audience.

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Fri 5 Aug 2011 18:30

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