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Strauss: Don Quixote

Duration: 48:42

Charles Hazlewood is joined by the BBC Philharmonic and cellist, Peter Dixon to explore Richard Strauss's famous tone poem, Don Quixote, based on the Cervantes epic novel. Charles also looks at the relationship between Don Quixote and another of Strauss's great tone poems, Ein Heldenleben.

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Discovering Music Strauss's Don Quixote

An exploration of Strauss's Don Quixote, with the BBC Philharmonic and cellist Peter Dixon

First broadcast: 15 Jun 2008

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