Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
The Last Sleep of Arthur, by Edward Burne-Jones
Whether he is an historical figure or merely one of legend is still hotly debated.
But there’s no argument about the impact of his story on art, literature—and music.
In this hour, the story of King Arthur, Guinevere, and the Knights of the Round Table, in works by Purcell, Wagner, MacDowell, Albéniz, Bax, and more.
December 31, 2022
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February 4, 2023