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R3Arts: Play Schubert For Me - Episode 1

March 26th, 2012

Episode 108 of 1201 episodes

The journey Sir George Grove made to Vienna by train was one of vision and passion. He went in pursuit of the lost works of a neglected composer, Franz Schubert, and his pilgrimage resulted in the discovery of the score of Rosamunde. Travel writer Simon Calder explores the journey of anticipation and what drove the founding editor of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians to seek out the work of a relatively unpopular composer.

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