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Playing: Wesendonck-Lieder for voice and orchestra by Richard Wagner

Johan Svendsen (1840-1911)

Donald Macleod marks the centenary of Johan Svendsen, who became a Norwegian cultural hero as composer, conductor and saviour of a faltering musical tradition

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5/5 Copenhagen's Royal Theatre tries to lure Svendsen from Norway with a lucrative job offer.

Fri 17 Jun 2011 18:30 BBC Radio 3

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