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The Outdoors

4/8 Donald Macleod joins Schubert and his friends on their various excursions to the Austrian countryside, where the composer was inspired to create several brilliant masterpieces and one operatic disaster.

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1 hour

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Tue 27 Mar 2012 12:00

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