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Episode 3

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 September 2008

In the mid 1920s, Lord Berners started to take painting much more seriously and composing fell by the wayside. But that was soon to change: with the advent of the Wall Street Crash Berners felt the need for a reliable source of income and returned to writing music.
Donald Macleod introduces Berners's next two ballets – one, devised in collaboration with the American writer Gertrude Stein about unrequited love, the other a fantastical work featuring a three-headed man, a three-legged juggler, a one-legged ballerina, and a man with six arms!

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Royal Ballet Sinfonia
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Luna Park
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A Wedding Bouquet
RTE Choir
RTE Sinfonietta
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
MARCO POLO 8.223716
T1-4

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