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Lucie Skeaping explores compositions with a battle theme. It is no wonder that 17th century composers were fascinated by warfare: the Thirty Years War is perhaps what fired the imagination of Biber in his Battalia. Including works by Schmelzer, Scheidt and Janequin.

This is a repeat of the programme broadcast last Saturday. More about this programme




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