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R3Arts: Play Schubert For Me - Episode 2

March 26th, 2012

Episode 109 of 1201 episodes

Attempts to explain both Schubert's achievements and mood swings through theory, often fall short of explanation. The writer, philosopher and retired medical doctor Raymond Tallis re examines the neurological and psychological evidence of a composer who increasingly meditated on the darker side of the human psyche and human relationships