Bernard Stevens (1916-1983) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01Early Success20160704
01Early Success20160704

Donald Macleod discusses Stevens's Violin Concerto, commissioned by violinist Max Rostal.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

02Working with James Mason20160705
02Working with James Mason20160705

Exploring Stevens's composing music for films starring James Mason and Dirk Bogarde.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

03Resignation from the Communist Party20160706
03Resignation from the Communist Party20160706

Donald Macleod discusses Bernard Stevens's resignation from the Communist Party.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

04Honoured by Royalty20160707
04Honoured by Royalty20160707

Donald Macleod focuses on Stevens's being made a fellow of the Royal College of Music.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

05Under a Shadow20160708
05Under a Shadow20160708

How, under the shadow of cancer, Bernard Stevens finished his opera The Shadow of the Glen

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.