The Sound of Magnolias
4 Extra Debut. Writer Irma Kurtz travels to Madrid and Paris to investigate the life of Spanish composer Rodrigo who lost his sight at an early age. From October 2009.
Writer Irma Kurtz travels to Paris and Madrid to investigate the period just before the war when blind Spanish composer Rodrigo composed his famous Concerto de Aranjuez. She goes to the gardens of Aranjuez with his only daughter, Cecelia, and talks to guitarist Pepe Romero about the music's lasting impact.