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Posts tagged ‘Composer of the week’

Aaron Copland

monday 30th april to friday 4th may, 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3
aaron copland (1900-1990) (presented by david macloed) (5 episodes, in the composer of the week series)

Aaron Copland is the composer who, more than any other, defined the sound of American classical music. Copland’s life spanned every decade of the 20th Century.
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Cotw: Mendelssohn

every afternoon this week (monday 2nd to friday 6th), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated from august 2016)
felix mendelssohn (1809-1847) (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series)
(if you miss it, available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pfc4k)

Cotw: Mahler

every afternoon this week (monday 27th to friday 1st), 12.00-1.00pm (repeated 6.30pm), on bbc radio 3
gustav mahler (1860-1911) (presented by donald macleod) (in the composer of the week series) (more…)

Cotw: Alexander Zemlinsky

every afternoon this week (monday 20th to friday 24th), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated 6.30pm)
alexander zemlinsky (1871-1942) (presented by donald macleod) (in the composer of the week series)

“1. Ugly, beautiful: focuses on Zemlinsky’s turbulent early life in pre-war Vienna.”
“2. Alma Mahler: focuses on the tangled love affair between Zemlinsky and Alma Schindler. “
“3. The dream princess: focuses on Zemlinsky’s opera Gorge the Dreamer. “
“4. The Dwarf: Zemlinsky’s most painful musical self-portrait: his opera The Dwarf. “
“5. A new life cut short: the tragic tale of Zemlinsky’s last years spent in exile in America. “

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Joseph Horovitz

every afternoon this week (monday 28th to friday 2nd), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated at 6.30pm)
gordon jacob and joseph horovitz (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series) (more…)

Cotw: Mendelssohn

every evening this week (monday 22nd to friday 26th), 6.30-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
felix mendelssohn (1809-1847) (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series) (more…)

George Gershwin

every afternoon this week (monday 30th to friday 3rd), 12.00-1.00pm (repeated 6.00-7.00pm), on bbc radio 3
a natural performer: george gershwin (1898-1937) (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series) (more…)

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