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The Story of Music in Fifty Pieces

BBC Radio 3's Story of Music told through 50 Pieces. Howard Goodall in conversation with Suzy Klein about 50 pieces of music that changed the course of music history.

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43 Stravinsky - Rite of Spring

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

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26 Feb 2013

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15 Bach - St Matthew Passion

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss the opening of Bach's St Matthew Passion

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6 Feb 2013

Rank #2

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20 Mozart - Dove Sono (Marriage of Figaro)

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Dove Sono from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro

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8 Feb 2013

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19 Mozart - Serenade 'Gran Partita'

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Mozart's Serenade for 13 winds 'Gran Partita'

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8 Feb 2013

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12 Bach - Air on a G String

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Bach's Air on a G String

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4 Feb 2013

Rank #5

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44 Stravinsky - Les Noces

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Stravinsky's Les Noces

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26 Feb 2013

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42 Strauss - Salome

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Dance of the Seven Veils from Strauss' Salome

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25 Feb 2013

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18 Handel - Messiah

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah

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7 Feb 2013

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16 Bach - Well Tempered Clavier

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Prelude and Fugue No 1 in C major from Bach's Well Tempered Clavier

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6 Feb 2013

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17 Handel - Rinaldo

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Lascia ch’io pianga from Handel's Rinaldo

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7 Feb 2013

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21 Haydn - Symphony No 99

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss the Finale from Haydn's Symphony No 99.

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11 Feb 2013

Rank #11

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14 Vivaldi - Four Seasons

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Summer from Vivaldi's Four Seasons

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5 Feb 2013

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40 Elgar - Enigma Variations

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Nimrod from Elgar's Enigma Variations.

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22 Feb 2013

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13 Corelli - Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 1

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Corelli's Concerto Grosso in D major Op 6 No 1

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5 Feb 2013

Rank #14

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38 Debussy - Estampes

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Pagodes from Debussy's Estampes

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21 Feb 2013

Rank #15

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39 Dvorak - New World Symphony

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Dvorak's New World Symphony

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22 Feb 2013

Rank #16

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45 Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue

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27 Feb 2013

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41 Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Scott Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag

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25 Feb 2013

Rank #18

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37 Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

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21 Feb 2013

Rank #19

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36 Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake

Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

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20 Feb 2013

Rank #20