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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
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Winter music: the best pieces inspired by the coldest season
This delightful piano miniature comes from Debussy’s first book of Préludes (a collection which also includes ‘La fille aux cheveux de lin’ and ‘La cathédrale engloutie’). It has been suggested that Debussy was inspired by the snowy scenes by Impressionist painters like Monet and Sisley.