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Inside Music with Eimear Noone

Composer and conductor Eimear Noone, opens up a colourful selection of classical music from the inside - revealing familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light.

A series in which each week a musician reveals a selection of music - from the inside. Today Irish composer and conductor Eimear Noone explores works that she knows intimately, including music by the 12th-century abbess, Christian mystic and composer Hildegard von Bingen. And from 700 years later, the sensual, dramatic work of Lili Boulanger.

Eimear also plays part of Mozart's Requiem and a movement from Dvorak's sunny Serenade for Strings, and reveals the joys and challenges of composing huge orchestral scores for video games.

At 2 o'clock Eimear shares her Must Listen piece. It's an iconic recording of a work beloved by many, and which opened up the art of conducting to Eimear.

A Tandem Production for BBC Radio 3.

1 hour, 58 minutes

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