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The World's Greatest Music
Katherine Jenkins explores the magical world of movie music.
In 1941, when British filmmakers were making a wartime drama about a shell-shocked piano virtuoso, they approached none other than the great Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov to write a special piece for the film - but he refused. ‘His loss I think,’ says Katherine, ‘because instead they turned to a British stage composer who had dropped out of the Royal College of Music after just two terms. His name was Richard Addinsell and his Warsaw Concerto went on to sell more than three million copies.’
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