Symphony Episode guide

  1. Revolution and Rebirth

    4/4 Simon Russell Beale investigates the symphonic works of Shostakovich, Ives and Copland.

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2011

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  2. New Nations and New Worlds

    3/4 How nationalist voices such as Dvorak and Sibelius took the symphony to wider audiences.

    First broadcast: 17 Nov 2011

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  3. Beethoven and Beyond

    2/4 Simon Russell Beale looks at the symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Berlioz and Liszt.

    First broadcast: 10 Nov 2011

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  4. Genesis and Genius

    1/4 Simon Russell Beale takes a look at the symphonic works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2011

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