Music detailsOpening and closing music
Track 13: Etude in D sharp minor, Op. 8, No.12
Composer: Alexander Scriabin
Performer: Garrick Ohlsson
Label: Bridge Records
Haydn Gwynne reads from Lucy Hughes-Hallett's biography of this remarkable Italian poet and political agitator whose words triggered riots.
It's 1915 and d'Annunzio risks death when he takes to the air on a daring propaganda mission.
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.