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Donald Macleod presents a celebration of the music of the USSR's last great composer, Alfred Schnittke.

He is joined by Alexander Ivashkin, cellist and professor of music at Goldsmith's College London to explore Schnittke's early career, culminating in his brilliant oratorio Nagasaki, a work that resulted in the composer's being blacklisted and removed from 'approved' lists of musicians for decades.

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Mon 11 Jan 2010 22:00

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