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Sat 24 Oct 2009 15:30 BBC Radio 4

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 October 2009

Writer Irma Kurtz travels to Paris and Madrid to investigate the period just before the war when blind Spanish composer Rodrigo composed his famous Concerto de Aranjuez. She goes to the gardens of Aranjuez with his only daughter, Cecelia, and talks to guitarist Pepe Romero about the music's lasting impact.

  • Music

    Concerto De Aranjuez (middle movement – the Adagio) – soloist Pepe Romero, Conductor Sir Neville Mariner, orchestra Academy of St Martins in the Field.

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