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Their Finest Hour

Matthew Sweet with a selection of film music reflecting wartime propaganda in the cinema and the wartime spirit, inspired by Lone Scherfig's new film "Their Finest" with a score by Rachel Portman, released in cinemas this week.

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30 minutes

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Sat 22 Apr 2017 15:00

Music Played

  • Eric Coates And His Orchestra

    The Dam Busters - March

    • British Light Music.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 23.
  • Richard Addinsell

    Dangerous Moonlight (1941) Warsaw Concerto

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Orchestra: BBC S O.. Conductor: Hugh Wolff.
    • DECCA : 460-503-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • William Walton

    First of the Few (1942) 'Spitfire' Fugue

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-8870-.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Coastal Command (1943) Dawn Patrol

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • NAXOS : 8.573658.
    • NAXOS.
    • 14.
  • Carl Davis

    The Snow Goose (1971)

    Orchestra: Czech National S O. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • Carl Davis Collection : CDC009.
    • Carl Davis Collection.
    • 18.
  • Noël Coward

    This Happy Breed (1944) London Pride

    Singer: Noël Coward. Conductor: Carroll Gibbons. Orchestra: Carroll Gibbons.
    • EMI : CDP 792-280-2.
    • EMI.
    • 15.
  • Ron Goodwin

    Battle Of Britain (1969) Offensive Build-up, Theme- End Title

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: William Walton.
    • RYKODISC : RCD10747.
    • Rykdisc.
    • 14.

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