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Episode 4

Thursday's programme presents a selection of novelties, evergreens and traditional music - all staples of the light composer's art. Novelties in particular have inspired the use of wonderfully colourful orchestration, no more so than in Robert Farnon's 'Jumping Bean'; as with much of this repertoire, if you don't know it by name, you'll almost certainly know the music when you hear it. Presented by Donald Macleod.

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Thu 23 Jun 2011 18:30

Composers A to Z


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