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Playing: String Quintet No.2 in G major (Op.111) by Johannes Brahms
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Donald Macleod tells the story of Haydn's trip to England, where he won the hearts of everyone from concert-going public to royalty - not to mention one or two ladies of a certain age.

Part of Radio 3's Composers of the Year 2009 season.

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Thu 22 Jan 2009 22:00

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