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informing and entertaining,
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This review is from: Beethoven - Wagner [DVD]  (DVD)
2 excellent episodes from an excellent BBC TV series. Good mix of biographical information and interpretation alongside great music. Beethoven has always been a favourite and had a good knowledge of his life from a biography I read many years ago. Wagner was another matter for me. I have always enjoyed his orchestral works - including orchestral pieces from the operas; but I have always found the arias to be hard on the ears. That hasnt changed as a result of this DVD. What has changed is now that I have some biographical context for his work I understand him better than I used to. That is a positive outcome for me. Thoroughly commend this DVD to people.