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Music Inspired by Shakespeare - By Professor Russ McDonald

Synopsis
As part of the Shakespeare 400 celebrations, Professor Russ McDonald explores how Shakespeare’s work has influenced composers. He focuses on Dvorak’s Othello overture which was performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in February 2016.

Professor McDonald is Professor of English Literature at Goldsmith’s, University of London.
Series
London Philharmonic Orchestra Podcasts
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Duration
13:06

Credits

Music
Antonin Dvorak
Contributor
Russ McDonald
Cast
London Philharmonic Orchestra 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
orchestral music

Notes

Notes
The London Philharmonic Orchestra publishes a series of monthly podcasts available here:
https://www.lpo.org.uk/explore/podcasts/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://soundcloud.com/londonphilharmonic/shakespeare400-music-inspired-by-shakespeare-by-professor-russ-mcdonald-podcast-march-2016

Production Company

Name

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Distributor

Name

SoundCloud

Web
https://soundcloud.com/ External site opens in new window
Notes
Leading audio platform launched in Berlin, Germany in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss

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