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Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Robert Schumann, who drew his inspiration as much from literature and the dramas of his own life as from the music of the composers he revered

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Music for Orchestra

5/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Schumann's orchestral output.

Fri 2 Aug 2013 18:30 BBC Radio 3

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