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Now, oh now I needs must part by John Dowland arranged by Percy Grainger

Episode 5 of 5

Pianist Kenneth Hamilton's mind is filled with Dowland's song of parting at his mother’s death.

Away from the concert platform, five musicians write about the music that has shaped their personal lives.

Pianist Kenneth Hamilton explores the idea that some music is too potent to bear because of the memories it evokes. He considers the role of music for elegy and shares how his mind was filled with Dowland’s song of parting at his mother’s recent death

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