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The first of a series of programmes in which conductor Leonard Slatkin explores ways of listening with fresh ears to the basic elements of music. He starts with rhythm; how do composers use it, and how do we hear it? Leonard deconstructs rhythmic patterns from samba to Stravinsky and ends with Ravel's Bolero.

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Sat 3 Jan 2004 14:00

Composers A to Z


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