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Music from Great Shakespearean Films

Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
Recorded 28 March, 1974
Released 1975 by Decca/London (more); Liner notes by Christopher Palmer

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Side One

Suite from Incidental Music to "Hamlet" (Shostakovich) [21:35]
  1. Introduction (3:24)
  2. Ball at the Palace (3:01)
  3. The Ghost (5:15)
  4. Scene of the Poisoning (4:16)
  5. The Arrival and Scene of the Players (2:51)
  6. The Duel and Death of Hamlet (2:36)

Side Two

Richard III (Walton)
  1. Prelude (9:56)

Suite from Incidental Music to "Julius Caesar" (Rozsa) [12:26]
  1. The Ides of March (3:19)
  2. Caesar's Ghost (2:47)
  3. Approach of Octavian's Army and Death of Brutus (6:14)

[Rec. all]
LP: Music from Great Shakespearean Films (1975)
Decca PFS 4315

[Rec. all]
LP: Music from Great Shakespearean Films (1975)
London/Decca SPC 21132


[Rec. all]
CD: Great Shakespeare Films (1989)
London/Decca 421 268-2
with Walton's Henry V (Stanley Black and London Festival Orchestra, 1962)


[Rec. excerpt]
CD (1-6): Myaskovsky/Kabalevsky/Shostakovich (1994)
Unicorn-Kanchana UKCD 2066
with Symphony no.21 (Myaskovsky) and Symphony no.2 (Kabalevsky)


[Rec. excerpt]
CD (7): Great British Film Music (1996)
London/Decca 448 954-2
contains: Great British Film Music, + Richard III (suite)


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