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Ludwig van Beethoven: Making His Way
Donald Macleod follows Beethoven as he sets himself up in his new home of Vienna
Donald Macleod uncovers the story and prolific output of American composer Florence Price
Beethoven Unleashed: At Home
Donald Macleod uncovers some of Beethoven’s personal possessions at his home in Bonn.
Beethoven Unleashed: The Drawing Room Demon
Donald Macleod follows Beethoven’s progress as he seeks out wealthy Viennese patrons
Beethoven Unleashed: At the Keyboard
Pianist Jonathan Biss shares the wonder of Beethoven's piano sonatas with Donald Macleod.
Beethoven Unleashed: Fate
Donald Macleod continues his journey through the life of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Beethoven Unleashed: Beethoven and the Voice
Donald Macleod explores Beethoven’s vocal music with Iain Burnside and Simone Young
Beethoven Unleashed: New Pathways
Beethoven Unleashed: Return to Form
Donald Macleod explores the enduring power of Beethoven’s late string quartets
Beethoven Unleashed: Hero
Donald Macleod explores the triumphs, friends and foes of Beethoven’s ‘heroic’ phase.
Beethoven Unleashed: Private Papers
Donald Macleod examines Beethoven’s documents to see what they reveal about him
Holmes and Duparc
Donald Macleod explores the lives and music of Augusta Holmès and Henri Duparc.
Beethoven Unleashed: Restless Spirit
Donald Macleod follows Ludwig van Beethoven through the years 1807-1809.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Donald Macleod journeys through Johann Sebastian Bach’s relationship with the organ
Beethoven Unleashed: In His Own Words
Donald Macleod explores Ludwig van Beethoven's varied and rich correspondence.
Beethoven Unleashed: Creating the Myth
Donald Macleod follows Beethoven through the years 1810-1812
Beethoven Unleashed: How to Play Beethoven
Donald Macleod meets professional musicians to get the performer’s eye view of Beethoven
Donald Macleod delves into the life and career of the piano prodigy Marie Jaëll
Beethoven Unleashed: Phoenix Rising
Donald Macleod explores Beethoven's life and music through the years 1813-1815.
Beethoven Unleashed: Spirit of the Age
Donald Macleod is joined by five guests to explore Beethoven’s wider world.
Beethoven Unleashed: Withdrawal
Donald Macleod follows Ludwig van Beethoven through the years of 1816-1821
Kaija Saariaho (b 1952)
Donald Macleod talks to Kaija Saariaho about five contrasting aspects of her music.