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Theatre Music: Shakespeare
Penny Gore explores theatre music written for Shakespeare's plays. Today, the spotlight falls mainly on Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in music ranging from Berlioz to Bernstein. There's also a rare chance to hear Gabriel Faure's exquisite treatment of the Merchant of Venice in a specially recorded performance from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Fri 20 Apr 2012 14:00