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
Charles Ives worked most of his life as an insurance company executive. Alexander Borodin was a highly-respected chemist. And Henry VIII—well, you know all about him—or do you? Because, like the others, he was a part-time composer.
In the next hour, you’ll hear you’ll hear how each of them (and several others) managed to turn out some pretty impressive music in their spare time.
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