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Alexander Goehr: The Survival of The Symphony: 1987

English composer and leader of the avant-garde Alexander Goehr traces the importance of the symphony, and its apparent fall from grace in the 20th century.

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Sun 27 Dec 1987 09:00 BBC Radio 4

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