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Strauss's Don Quixote

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes


Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Don Quixote (Op.35)

    Performers: BBC Philharmonic, Peter Dixon (cello)


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