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Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage

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Louise Fryer talks to writer Oliver Soden, composer Michael Berkeley and pianist Paul Webster about Tippett's Midsummer Marriage. Oliver Soden is currently writing a book about how Tippett sets words in his music and will discuss the libretto and Tippett's relationship with T. S. Eliot. Michael Berkeley knew Tippett personally and has studied his music closely, as has pianist Paul Webster who has also been repetiteur in rehearsals for tonight's Prom Performance.

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20 minutes

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Fri 16 Aug 2013 19:35

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