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Music for the Theatre

Alternative title
Theatre Music: Shakespeare
Synopsis
Second in a series of four programmes, presented by Penny Gore, featuring music written for Shakespeare’s plays. The BBC Symphony Orchestra is joined by actors live at the Maida Vale Studios in incidental music by three contrasting composers united by Shakespeare. Also included: the apprentice piece by Arthur Sullivan on The Tempest and Serge Prokofiev’s ballet music for Romeo and Juliet. Engelbert Humperdinck, Shakespeare Suite no. 1 (Conductor: John Storgards). Ernest Chausson ‘Air de danse’ & ‘Danse rustique’ from The Tempest (Conductor: John Storgards). Zemlinsky, Cymbeline incidental music (Conductor: John Storgards). Charles-François Gounod, Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce reve (Ariette-waltz) from Romeo et Juliette (Conductor: Alexander Briger).
Series
Afternoon on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
17 Apr 2012 at 14:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Music
Alexander von Zemlinsky; Arthur Sullivan; Charles Gounod; Engelbert Humperdinck; Ernest Chausson; Sergei Prokofiev
Contributor
Louise Fryer; Penny Gore

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Cymbeline; Romeo and Juliet; Tempest, The
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Live at BBC’s Maida Vale Studios
General
Radio series focusing on recent performances by the BBC Philharmonic and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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Fax
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