The Great Composers

Your essential guide to all the great composers from Bach to Wagner
The musical revolutionary
Find out more about one of the greatest composers who ever lived
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A composer of many colours
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From New England schoolboy to the most performed composer in the USA

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Revolutionary realist of Russian music
Cosmopolitan Dreamer
Dubbed by Voltaire 'our hero of the semiquavers', Rameau amazed and enchanted 18th-century French audiences. Why hasn't he achieved the public recognition he deserves?
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Expect the unexpected
classical music
Master of myth and melancholy
Kurt Weill
Two distinct styles dominate the music of Kurt Weill: the sharp satire of the Weimar Republic and the instant popular appeal of the Broadway musical. Which was truer to his spirit?