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Donald Macleod introduces music and stories from the life of Johann Christian Bach, these days best known as the younget son of JS Bach, but in his day, the most famous Bach of all. Following JC Bach as he veers away from a typically Bach career as a provincial organist, and heads instead to Italy, and opera. Covering his move to London, his friendships with Carl Abel, Thomas Gainsborough and the eight-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and his decline.

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