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Despite the outbreak of the First World War, the two pianist-composers both find themselves busy on the concert platform. But Medtner's reputation takes a dent when his prickly temperament sees him clash with one of the great conductors of the day. Donald Macleod finds out what all the fuss was about.

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Wed 17 Jul 2013 12:00

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