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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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Proms Extra: Beethoven and German Romantic Poetry

July 24th, 2015

Episode 1005 of 1222 episodes

Professor Karen Leeder and Professor Robert Vilain explore the great German Romantic poetry which inspired Beethoven throughout his life from Schiller's Ode to Joy to Goethe's Egmont and Treitschke's Fidelio. Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music

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