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Composer of the Week:Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)

BBC Radio 3

Composer of the Week

Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)

Episode 1: A Creative Identity

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

With Donald Macleod. Martinu readily acknowledged that his unusual birthplace formed a significant influence on his music. Show more

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The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

BBC Radio 3

The Essay

Enlightenment Voices


Part 1: Voltaire and the Voices of the Enlightenment

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Nicholas Cronk introduces Voltaire, places him within the context of other Enlightenment thinkers and celebrates his novel Candide, a timeless satire on the human condition. Show more

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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