Shakespearean Music

Synopsis
Radio programme of Shakespearean music. The BBC Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Lewis plays German’s Coronation March (Henry VIII), Nicolai’s Overture for ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’, Bantok’s ‘Macbeth Music’, Massenet’s Suite (comprised of a series of studies on The Tempest, Othello, Macbeth), Quilter’s settings for the As You Like It production performed in 1922, and Coleridge-Taylor’s ‘Othello’ music from 1911 (written for Herbert Tree’s production of the play).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Oct 1934 at 19:32 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
58 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Music
Edward German; Granville Bantock; Jules Massenet; Otto Nicolai; Roger Quilter
Contributor
Joseph Lewis

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
As You Like It; Henry VIII; Macbeth; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Othello; Tempest, The
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); musical adaptations

Notes

Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1933-1935, The Times, Radio Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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