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Episode 5

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 20 October 2006

Donald Macleod investigates the wide range of musical activities in which the hugely prolific Arnold was involved. The composer considered his dotty Grand Grand Overture his best along with the concerto many guitarists consider to be one of the finest in the repertoire, the one he wrote for Julian Bream.

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