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164 Sunday Feature: The Fundamentalist Queen2014-12-11 12:02:00
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165 Sunday Feature: A Cultural History of the Plague2014-11-30 18:45:00
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166 Sunday Feature: In the Shadow of the Tower2014-11-23 19:30:00
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167 Sunday Feature: New Generation Thinkers2014-11-16 18:45:00
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168 Sunday Feature: God and the Great War2014-11-09 19:30:00
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169 Kitty Marion and The Poetry of Science2014-11-03 11:33:00
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171 Enter the Dragon Chinese Theatre in the 21st century2014-10-20 16:17:00
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172 Sunday Feature: Who Was Richard Strauss?2014-10-12 18:30:00
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Sunday Feature: Who Was Richard Strauss?

Richard Strauss's works are staples of both concert hall and opera house, and yet relatively little is known or discussed of the man himself. What we do know about Strauss - that he was incredibly astute financially, that his relationship with the Nazis was "complicated", and that his wife Pauline was as assertive and domineering as his mother was not - is a roughly-drawn portrait of the man which was propagated by almost all his contemporaries, and indeed by Strauss himself. A man who strove to control almost obsessively what was known about him, what cliches there are have largely succeeded in deterring scholars from taking more than a passing interest in this most complex of characters. Drawing extensively on brand new research, Tom Service travels to Switzerland - where Strauss lived from October 1945 for almost four years - in search of the real Richard Strauss, and in the process sheds fascinating new light on some of the composer's later music in particular.…read more

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