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Peter Whelan - The Proud Bassoon - ClassicFM


22 February 2014
ClassicFM
David Mellor

'Choice for the Very Curious': 'The bassoon is the clown of the orchestra, but it wasn't always so. And this album goes some way to change this.'
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