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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Catherine Bott examines the character of Falstaff. Includes music from Elgar’ s symphonic study of Falstaff; Salieri - who wrote a Falstaff opera; Nicolai’s opera of The Merry Wives of Windsor; Vaughan Williams’ Sir John in Love; Verdi ‘s last opera, Falstaff ; and film music from two versions of Henry V - William Walton ‘s music for Olivier, and Patrick Doyle’s collaboration with Kenneth Branagh.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
at 21:00 (Channel: Classic FM)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No distributor known.

Credits

Contributor
Catherine Bott

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Falstaff

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