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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is best remembered for his choral masterpiece Hiawatha's Wedding Feast. However, despite the fact that his best-known work meant that he kept returning to large-scale choral composition throughout his life, he was also a prolific composer of incidental music for the stage, and the chamber music that had marked him out as a remarkable student at the Royal College of Music. Donald Macleod explores some of his lesser-known music, with specially recorded contributions from the BBC Singers.

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Thu 13 Sep 2012 18:30

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