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"Oh! Quante Volte" (04:11)


Rebecca Evans performs an aria by Vincenzo Bellini from "I Capuleti e i Montecchi." Juliet sings of her longing for Romeo.

John Harle (06:41)

Harle performs "Night Flight," an overture he wrote for Kurt Weill's "Seven Deadly Sins." His background in classical music guides his work in other genres. He performs "Cavatina" from the "Deer Hunter" by Stanley Myers.

"L'alligator" (02:12)

Evans sings an aria from "Chantefleurs et Chantefables" by Witold Lutoslawski. An alligator attempts to capture a boy on the Mississippi River.

"Fêtes" (06:51)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs a piece from "Nocturnes" by Claude Debussy. The composer was inspired by his memories of a festival.

Julian Lloyd Webber (06:25)

Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber performs the first movement of Edward Elgar's "Cello Concerto." Elgar wrote the concerto after WWI. Webber must protect his Stradivarius cello from humidity changes.

"Oh, wär' ich schon" (02:37)

Evans sings an aria from "Fidelio" by Ludwig van Beethoven. Leonore disguises herself as a man to help her husband. Marzelline falls in love with her, not knowing she is a woman. (Credits)

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A Touch of Classics: Episode 4

Part of the Series : A Touch of Classics
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $300.00
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Rebecca Evans hosts a series of programs depicting unique blends of classical music that range from Beethoven to Bernstein. The fourth of six episodes features music from Vincenzo Bellini, John Harle, Stanley Myers, Witold Lutoslawski, Claude Debussy, Edward Elgar, and Beethoven. Performers include: Evans, John Harle, Julian Lloyd Webber, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL138765

ISBN: 978-1-64347-109-9

Copyright date: ©1997

Closed Captioned

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