1/5 Donald Macleod explores Shostakovich's very earliest years.
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5/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Cherubini's last 20 years.
4/5 Donald Macleod explores Cherubini's extraordinary political flexibility.
3/5 Donald Macleod discusses a pair of major commissions Cherubini undertook in 1805 and 1815.
2/5 Donald Macleod focuses on what are probably Cherubini's two most influential operas.
1/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Cherubini's roots in Italy and his first trip to London.
5/5 Donald Macleod presents Sibelius' last arrangements, plus the finale from his 5th Symphony (R)
4/5 With Donald Macleod. Late works for organ, plus the only recording of Sibelius conducting. (R)
3/5 Donald Macleod explores the full, tragic saga of Sibelius' never-completed Symphony No 8. (R)
2/5 Donald Macleod presents an extended performance of Sibelius' music for The Tempest. (R)
1/5 Donald Macleod outlines the background behind Sibelius' tone poem Tapiola. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod charts Handel's final years and considers his image to later generations. (R)
4/5 Donald Macleod and Suzanne Aspden examine Handel's spiritual leanings. (R)