Five Composers You've Never Heard Of | Episode 14

In the olden days, it was common to have a name inspired by your career, class status, or place of birth. But what else can a name tell you about someone? Maybe their wealth, favourite food, or species...? In this episode Zara creates biographies of lesser known composers based only on their, very interesting, names.


Hear their compositions:


Hildegard von Bingen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei88J4lERbk&t=111s Erich Wolfgang Korngold: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDyjPB_AEBU Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymc99Gd7YY8 Engelbert Humperdinck: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n85kl5qQLc George Butterworth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFgDOBpx160






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