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Sound of Cinema, Nino Rota Episode 1 of 2

Matthew Sweet presents the first of two programmes exploring the rich art and dolce vita of the Italian film composer Nino Rota. Matthew is joined by Richard Dyer, Professor of Film Studies at Kings College London, who's the author of a study of Rota called "Music, Film and Feeling".

In today's programme Matthew and Richard take a general overview of Rota's extensive output, including the scores for "The Godfather", "War & Peace", "Rocco and his brothers", "Purple Noon", "Treno Populare", "The Glass Mountain" - and the Classic Score of the Week, Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet".

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29 minutes

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Sat 9 Aug 2014 14:00

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