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Bob Jones' pioneering podcast series dedicates time to the artists and organisations that make the classical world turn - this week he talks to Eric Whitacre
The choral composer Eric Whitacre regards himself as a late starter in the music world. So remote was his upbringing in the States that when he finally arrived in Las Vegas for college, just about every piece of music, be it classicl or rock, was new. So how did he get to be one of the most popular of contemporary choral music writers in the world?