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Great Composers: Beethoven / Wagner

This programme presents the lives and works of Beethoven and Wagner, as featured in the BBC series 'Great Composers'. It examines the backgrounds, influences and relationships that make these composers part of the very fabric of the history of western music. Each composer's life and work is presented through extensive performance sequences, and through interviews and comments from some of today's greatest artists and most respected authorities. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh.

Year: 1997
Genre: Documentaries, Performing Arts, General Docos
Country: UK
Director: Jill Marshall, Kriss Rusmanis
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh
Duration: 118 Minutes
Rating: G
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Location in store: Performing Arts

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