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Sonata Form

"Every symphony is a sonata for orchestra", says Leonard Slatkin, who is joined by the BBC Philharmonic to explain why composers find this combination so satisfying. They reveal some clues on how to get the most out of listening to any kind of sonata.

The programme ends by discovering how Beethoven used sonata form in his famous 5th Symphony.

Release date:

55 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Sep 1999 18:30


Role Contributor
PresenterLeonard Slatkin
OrchestraBBC Philharmonic

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