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Unrivalled genius or grotesque showman? Donald Macleod and violinist Andrew McGee explore Paganini's reputation as the virtuoso's virtuoso and we hear how today's players rise to the challenge of performing the works tailored so brilliantly to the unique abilities of their creator. Plus more music created in Paganini's wake, this time from a piano virtuoso of the modern era.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 5 Jul 2012 18:30

Composers A to Z


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