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PREVIN: Brief Encounter

spacer  Futral, Arwady, Gianni, Camm, Barton, F. Sherman; Gunn, Josephson, Orth, Cioffari; Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Summers. Texts. Deutsche Grammophon 477 9351 (2) 

The Hands of a Master

André Previn's opera Brief Encounter has gorgeous melodies, clever twists of harmony and exquisite orchestration.

Noël Coward's one-act play Still Life — presented in the West End and on Broadway in 1936 as part of Coward's nine-play sequence Tonight at Eight-Thirty — is probably best remembered as the basis for ...

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