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Henze became deeply involved in the unrest of the late sixties, his music also becoming politically radical. His search for answers to how music could be truly revolutionary took him to Cuba, and led him to dedicate his oratorio Raft of the Medusa to Che Guevara. Donald Macleod explores this tumultuous period in the composer's life and work.

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Wed 29 Jun 2005 00:00

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