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Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Alternative title
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Synopsis
Radio series, broadcast over five consecutive days, in which Peggy Reynolds unravels the plot of a Shakespeare play and introduces music associated with it. Part 2 THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR includes excerpts from Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (Bavarian State Orchestra/Robert Hager), Verdi’s Falstaff (Los Angeles Philharmonic/Carlo Maria Giulini), Salieri’s Falstaff (Guido Cantelli Orchestra of Milan/Alberto Veronese) and Vaughan Williams’ Sir John In Love (Royal Philharmonic/Meredith Davies).
Series
Sound Stories
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 May 1998 at 11:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Producer
Piers Burton-Page
Music
Antonio Salieri; Giuseppe Verdi; Otto Nicolai; Ralph Vaughan Williams
Contributor
Peggy Reynolds

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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NW1 2DB

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