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Donald Macleod explores the year 1717 in Handel's life, a year spend happily composing music at the court of James Brydges, the future Duke of Chandos. We also hear two very different the story of Handel's Water Music, in advance of the work's complete performance at tomorrow's late-night Prom by Le Concert Spirituel conducted by Hervé Niquet.

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Tue 17 Jul 2012 18:30

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