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19th Century Women

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 February 2014

Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music inspired by 19th-century women alongside this week's featured new release, "The Invisible Woman" - about Charles Dickens's relationship with the actress Nelly Ternan. The programme features an interview with the composer , Ilan Eshkeri, and looks back at some of his past work, including "Stardust", "Coriolanus" and "The Ring of the Nibelungs".

Other featured sound tracks include music by Carl Davis, Miklos Rozsa, Elmer Bernstein, Bryan Byrne and Georges Auric. Matthew's Classic Film Score of the Week is Richard Rodney Bennett's "Far From The Madding Crowd".

#soundofcinema.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis French Lieutenant's Woman - Sarah's Walk

    DAVIS: FILM & TV MUSIC, TRING, TRP-099

  • Image for THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY JOHN MAUCERI

    THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY JOHN MAUCERI WALTZ: MADAME BOVARY

    THE GREAT WALTZ, PHILIPS, 438-685-2

  • Image for Stos Zabavnikov

    Stos Zabavnikov and THE MOSCOW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Lola Montez: "Fandango" and "Minuet"

    MARCO POLO : 8225070, MARCO POLO, 8225070

  • Image for Studio Orchestra

    Studio Orchestra The Age of Innocence - Main Theme

    EPIC : 4745762, EPIC, 4745762

  • Image for ANTON WALBROOK

    ANTON WALBROOK Waltz

    Film Music: The Third Man and Other Classic Film Themes (1949-1958), Nostalgia Naxos, 8.12088

  • Image for Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Madame Bovary - music for the film

    PHILIPS : 4386852, PHILIPS, 4386852

  • Image for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis French Lieutenant's Woman - Sarah's Walk

    DAVIS: FILM & TV MUSIC, TRING, TRP-099

  • Image for Brian Byrne

    Brian Byrne and RTÉ Concert Orchestra Albert Nobbs: Opening Titles

    VARESS SARABANDE : 302067 1262, VARESS SARABANDE, 302067 1262

  • Image for Stos Zabavnikov

    Stos Zabavnikov and THE MOSCOW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Lola Montez: "Fandango" and "Minuet"

    MARCO POLO : 8225070, MARCO POLO, 8225070

  • Image for The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    The London Metropolitan Orchestra Stardust: Shooting Star

    POLYDOR : 174363-4, Polydor, 174363-4

  • Image for BBC PHILHARMONIC, C.B. RUMON GAMBA

    BBC PHILHARMONIC, C.B. RUMON GAMBA FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

    n/a, CHANDOS, CHAN-9867

  • Image for Studio Ensemble

    Studio Ensemble Mrs Brown: After the Dance

    MILAN : 35821-2, Milan, 35821-2

  • Image for The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    The London Metropolitan Orchestra VICTORIA & ALBERT

    THE YOUNG VICTORIA, EMI, 509996-9676222

  • Image for The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    The London Metropolitan Orchestra Stardust: Shooting Star

    POLYDOR : 174363-4, Polydor, 174363-4

  • Image for Orchestra

    Orchestra The Invisible Woman: String Cue

  • Image for Bălănescu Quartet

    Bălănescu Quartet Angels and Insects: New Beginning

    MUTE : CDSTUMM147, MUTE, CDSTUMM147

  • Image for Mychael Danna

    Mychael Danna Capote : Epigraph

    Capote: The Album, Sony, 78151

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