The 49th Parallel - Prelude Ralph Vaughan Williams Download 'The 49th Parallel - Prelude' on iTunes
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Shakespeare's Othello in music
Dvořák's Othello is the final part of a triptych of overtures. The composer sketched out a scenario on the score which begins with Othello and Desdemona embracing, depicts him murdering her and then killing himself. Cheery stuff.