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Celebrating Cecilia

Tuesday 18 November 2008 13:30-14:00 (Radio 4 FM)

Repeated: Saturday 22 November 2008 15:30-16:00 (Radio 4 FM)


Catherine Bott tells the story of St Cecilia, the patron saint of music, examining her role as martyr, saint and muse and as the inspiration for some of the great works of music and literature, including work by Handel, Purcell and Benjamin Britten and Chaucer, Pope and Dryden. Catherine learns of Cecilia's gruesome martyrdom and subsequent place in history and witnesses preparations for the annual festival concert staged in her honour.

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