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The Pike: Gabriele D'Annunzio, Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War

Lucy Hughes-Hallett charts the life of Italian politician and poet Gabriele D'Annunzio. Read by Haydn Gwynne

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Episode 5

5/5 Now an enemy of the state, d'Annunzio struggles to keep his utopian experiment alive.

Sat 26 Jan 2013 00:30 BBC Radio 4

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  • Music used in the programme

    Album: Scriabin, Complete Etudes

    Track 13: Etude in D sharp minor, Op. 8, No.12

    Composer: Alexander Scriabin

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson

    Label: Bridge Records

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