Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01A Room with a View20161010

Includes Martinu's extraordinary childhood in a small town on the Bohemian-Moravian border

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

02La vie parisienne20161011

How the artistic hothouse of 1920s Paris was reflected in Martinu's music.

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

03Love and War20161012

Donald Macleod assesses the dramatic impact on Martinu of war and a romantic liaison.

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

04Stars and Stripes20161013

Donald Macleod follows Martinu's perilous flight to America from war-torn Europe.

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

05The Nomad20161014

Donald Macleod assesses Martinu's complicated relationship with his homeland.

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