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Tippett: Songs for Dov

Duration: 35:01

In this workshop session, Charles Hazlewood is joined by members of the BBC Philharmonic to unravel the complexities of Tippett's song cycle. The composer regarded Songs for Dov as one of his most personal works, revealing much about his "take" on the musical and cultural world of the 1960s.

Singing the demanding role of Dov is tenor Nigel Robson, who sang the work for the composer on many occasions.

Available since: Wed 4 Jun 2014


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Discovering Music Tippett: Songs for Dov

Charles Hazlewood, Nigel Robson and the BBC Philharmonic unravel Tippett's Songs for Dov.

First broadcast: 10 Dec 2005

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