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 Offer Darren Henley: Famous Composers (unabridged)

Read by Aled Jones

2 CDs

($10.75)$8.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Contents:

Darren Henley: Introduction

6:21

An introduction to Famous Composers

3:30

The six composers

2:51

Darren Henley: Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)

19:46

The Four Seasons: Autumn, Spring and Summer

4:19

The Four Seasons: Autumn and Winter

2:53

The Red Priest

3:27

Vivaldi and the Concerto

5:22

The Story of Count Giacomo Durazzo

3:45

Darren Henley: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

20:53

Early music lessons

2:48

Bach and the organ

3:53

Bach at Weimar

4:17

Bach and Count von Keyserlingk

2:51

Bach and his family

3:52

Bach and maths

3:12

Darren Henley: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

20:24

A composer of famous works

3:24

Mozart’s early life

3:09

Leopold, Wolfgang and Nannerl – the Mozarts on tour

4:12

Mozart and his contemporaries

3:47

More great works

3:28

Eine kleine Nachtmusik and a sad end

2:24

Darren Henley: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

22:16

Early years

3:40

Beethoven as a pianist

3:40

Beethoven’s hearing loss and domestic life

4:23

Incidental music and an opera

4:10

Beethoven’s symphonies

2:36

The Ninth and Fifth symphonies

3:47

Darren Henley: Antonin Dvorak (1841–1904)

27:24

Early life and music

4:33

His contemporaries and a hobby

3:20

Nationalism

4:22

Travels to America – The New World

5:56

The Cello Concerto and more hobbies

4:14

Back to Bohemia

4:59

Darren Henley: Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)

18:57

Russia and his early life

3:32

Life in Russia – communism – Shostakovich in trouble

3:33

The Second World War

2:35

Jazz and film music

4:00

Family life

3:53

Out of this world

1:24