2.1.2012 - REPEAT: Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
First broadcast June 2010:
1/5. A Law Unto Himself: Donald Macleod focuses on Schumann's formative years and discovers his career doubts.
2/5. Matters of the Heart: Robert Schumann's nerve-racking love life.
3/5. In Sickness and Health: The disorders that plagued Schumann for much of his life.
4/5. Weathering the Storm: Schumann's precarious mental health and revolution in Dresden.
5/5. Of Stars and Angels: Schumann's move to Dusseldorf and his last days.
The blurb on the website repeats the original from two years ago with no editing:
"Born 200 years ago on 8th June 1810 ... a chance to re-evaluate a great composer in this his bicentennary year."