George Butterworth And His Contemporaries

Episodes

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01Folk Revival20160801How Butterworth helped preserve British folk tunes and inspired a generation of composers.

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

02Love and Loss20160802Why the Elizabethans' attitude to culture, poetry and the arts was admired by WD Browne.

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

03AE Housman20160803How the poetry of AE Housman invoked vocal and instrumental responses from Butterworth.

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

04Over The Hills And Far Away20160804How the musical language of composers like Butterworth drew on a broad net of influences.

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

05A Lost Generation20160805The musical legacy of Butterworth and other composers whose lives were cut short by WWI.

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