Roderick Swanston explores musical deletions, revision and completions, tracing the process of how works reach their final version, uncovering some intriguing stories along the way and offering a vision of the creative process that is all too often ignored. Featuring music by Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann, Elgar, Mahler and Bruckner and insights from Christopher Hogwood, Anthony Payne, Barry Cooper, John Williamson and Lois Fitch.
Producer: Hannah Rosenfelder
A Just Radio production for BBC Radio 3
First broadcast in February 2012.
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