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Playing: Die schweigsame Frau (The Silent Woman), Op. 80 - Act 2 by Richard Strauss
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A dramatic change occurred in Szymanowski's music early in his career when he fell under the spell of the classical cultures of the exotic East. Donald Macleod introduces works inspired by the myths and poetry of ancient Greece and classical Persia.

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Tue 10 Oct 2006 00:00

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