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Remember, Write Many More Like Barber

Written in haste and greeted with a disastrous opening night, Rossini's The Barber of Seville nevertheless went on to be the first opera ever composed that's constantly stayed prominent and popular in the repertoires of opera houses around the world. For huge numbers of music-lovers it stands as Rossini's finest work: his masterpiece. In today's programme Donald Macleod explores the stories behind Rossini's famous Barber.

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Wed 19 Feb 2014 18:30

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