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Professor Julian Allwood discusses engineering developments during composer Beethoven’s lifetime

Professor Julian Allwood discusses engineering developments during composer Beethoven’s lifetime

BBC Radio 3 interviewed Julian Allwood, Professor of Engineering and the Environment, for a special episode exploring developments in engineering during the lifetime of German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827).

Professor Allwood discussed the impact of engineering developments on Beethoven’s day-to-day life, as part of BBC Radio 3’s Beethoven Unleashed season, marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. 

The hour-long episode was first broadcast yesterday (23 September) and is available to listen to for the next 29 days.

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