Rachmaninov In America [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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201801In America: A Reluctant Visitor2018092420200525 (R3)

Rachmaninov was equivocal about his first USA tour in 1909. Donald Macleod finds out why.

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

201802In America: Earning A Living2018092520200526 (R3)

Donald Macleod follows his Rachmaninov's progress in the US.

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

201803In America: Homesick Sabbatical2018092620200527 (R3)

1926 was to be Rachmaninov's year off for composing. Donald Macleod sees how it turned out

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

201804In America: European Vacations2018092720200528 (R3)

Donald Macleod explores Rachmaninov's pre-war Swiss summers of productive peace and quiet.

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

201805In America: Apple Pie?2018092820200529 (R3)

In 1943, Rachmaninov became a US citizen at last. Donald Macleod looks at his final years.

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