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Playing: Quartet no. 6 in F minor Op.80 for strings by Felix Mendelssohn
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Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Adored by some, hated by others, regardless of any opinion, these days Puccini's operas are repertory mainstays. Donald Macleod explores the composer's life and work

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