The Self-portrait From Behind

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A profile of the composer Arnold Schoenberg, who died in 1951 having become one of the most important figures in the history of Western music.

The programme paints a series of pictures of Schoenberg as numerologist, painter, icon, theorist, writer, prophet, speaker, tennis player, Jew, migrant, teacher and conductor.

With Julian Anderson, Elizabeth Arno, Leon Botstein, Misha Donat, Richard Gaskell, Alexander Goehr, Dika Newlin, Bayan Northcott, Iris Pfeiffer, Robert Saxton, Mirjam Schlemmer and Jeremy Summerly