Listen
Playing: Flute Concerto No 7 in E minor by Fran├žois Devienne
BBC Radio 3
Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Episode 5

Posterity has seen Bull's life story packed with every imaginable adventure and escapade. But how much of it can actually be believed? Donald Macleod looks behind the bar fights, extravagant parties and royal dalliances in attempt to discover the real Ole Bull, and with biographer Harrald Herresthal weighs up the composer's real contribution to the blossoming of Norway's musical culture.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 17 Sep 2010 22:00

Composers A to Z

composers-promo.jpg

Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss