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19th Century Women

Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by 19th-century women alongside score excerpts from the week's featured release The Invisible Woman, about the actress Nelly Ternan.

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".

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Feb 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis

    French Lieutenant's Woman - Sarah's Walk

    • DAVIS: FILM & TV MUSIC.
    • TRING.
    • TRP-099.
  • THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY JOHN MAUCERI

    WALTZ: MADAME BOVARY

    • THE GREAT WALTZ.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 438-685-2.
  • Stos Zabavnikov & THE MOSCOW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    Lola Montez: "Fandango" and "Minuet"

    • MARCO POLO : 8225070.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 8225070.
  • Studio Orchestra

    The Age of Innocence - Main Theme

    • EPIC : 4745762.
    • EPIC.
    • 4745762.
  • ANTON WALBROOK

    Waltz

    • Film Music: The Third Man and Other Classic Film Themes (1949-1958).
    • Nostalgia Naxos.
    • 8.120880.
  • Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

    Madame Bovary - music for the film

    • PHILIPS : 4386852.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 4386852.
  • The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Carl Davis

    French Lieutenant's Woman - Sarah's Walk

    • DAVIS: FILM & TV MUSIC.
    • TRING.
    • TRP-099.
  • Brian Byrne & RTÉ Concert Orchestra

    Albert Nobbs: Opening Titles

    • VARESS SARABANDE : 302067 1262.
    • VARESS SARABANDE.
    • 302067 1262.
  • Stos Zabavnikov & THE MOSCOW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    Lola Montez: "Fandango" and "Minuet"

    • MARCO POLO : 8225070.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 8225070.
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    Stardust: Shooting Star

    • POLYDOR : 174363-4.
    • Polydor.
    • 174363-4.
  • BBC PHILHARMONIC, C.B. RUMON GAMBA

    FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

    • n/a.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9867.
  • Studio-Ensemble

    Mrs Brown: After the Dance

    • MILAN : 35821-2.
    • Milan.
    • 35821-2.
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    VICTORIA & ALBERT

    • THE YOUNG VICTORIA.
    • EMI.
    • 509996-9676222.
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra

    Stardust: Shooting Star

    • POLYDOR : 174363-4.
    • Polydor.
    • 174363-4.
  • Orchestra

    The Invisible Woman: String Cue

  • Bălănescu Quartet

    Angels and Insects: New Beginning

    • MUTE : CDSTUMM147.
    • MUTE.
    • CDSTUMM147.
  • Mychael Danna

    Capote : Epigraph

    • Capote: The Album.
    • Sony.
    • 78151.

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