William Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01The English Hummel20160411
01The English Hummel20160411

How Bennett made a name for himself as a concert pianist and was dubbed the English Hummel

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

02An Angel Musician20160412
02An Angel Musician20160412

Donald Macleod discusses Bennett's visit to Germany and the time he performed for Schumann

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

03Honoured by Mendelssohn20160413
03Honoured by Mendelssohn20160413

Donald Macleod focuses on Bennett's friendships with Schumann and Mendelssohn.

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

04Bennett and Moscheles20160414
04Bennett and Moscheles20160414

How Bennett became firmly established as a teacher, performer and composer in London.

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

05Buried Near Purcell20160415
05Buried Near Purcell20160415

Donald Macleod focuses on Bennett's successful final years.

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