A Life In Music

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20050807

Donald Mitchell, authority on the life and music of Mahler, reflects on his long relationship with the composer.

20050814

HC Robbins Landon, an expert on the life and music of Joseph Haydn, tells how writing the history of the 5th army launched his career, and how he discovered scores of Haydn symphonies behind the iron curtain.

He also reveals some of the things that even the composer's wife didn't know.

20050821

Writer and historian Ruth Smith talks about her work on Handel's Oratorios.

20050828

David Cairns talks about his groundbreaking work on the music of Berlioz.