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Classic FM Drive with John Brunning 5pm - 7pm
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Classical music inspired by Shakespeare
Written after his Symphony No. 7, between 1925-6, the incidental music to 'The Tempest' uses different instruments to represent different characters in the play. Other than his 1926 tone poem, 'Tapiola', he produced no more large-scale works for the rest of his life.