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Post-War Edinburgh

Donald Macleod discusses the 40-plus years Hans Gal spent in Edinburgh, where he helped found the Festival and was an influential teacher at the university.

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of the composer Hans Gal, in the company of Gal expert Kenneth Woods. Hans Gal lived an exceptionally long and musically productive life, the last half of which was spent in Edinburgh, where he helped found the Edinburgh Festival and was an influential teacher at the university. In his eighties Gal declared, "the workshop is now closed" - not long before he began work on his Fourth and final symphony.

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Fri 9 May 2014 18:30

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Music Played

  • Hans Gál

    Trio in F sharp minor Op.104 for violin, viola (d'amore) and cello

    Performer: Ensemble Epomeo.
    • AVIE: AV2259.
    • AVIE.
    • 5.
  • Hans Gál

    24 Preludes Op.83 for piano

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
    • AVIE : avie-2064.
    • AVIE.
    • 1.
  • Hans Gál

    Symphony no. 4 Op.105 (Sinfonia concertante) for flute, clarinet, violin, cello

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Swan. Conductor: Kenneth Woods.
    • AVIE : 2231.
    • AVIE.
    • 1.
  • Hans Gál

    Sonata Op.84 for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Hans D. Klaus. Performer: Nerine Barrett.
    • Campanella Musica: C 130052.
    • Campanella Musica.
    • 5.

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