Classic Widows (1995)

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  • Ken Russell's Classic Widows Alternative


Documentary exploring the ways in which the widows of four British composers promote their late husband's work. Features the widows of Sir William Walton, Bernard Stevens, Benjamin Frankel and Humphrey Searle. Includes the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Hickox performing specially chosen selections from the composers' work.

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