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Inferno Revisited

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A musical play by Peter Howell inspired by Dante's Inferno, with Alec McCowen as the Guide. Inferno, Dante's powerful vision of Hell, was written in the early 14th century; but what is his Hell like today? You are taken on a guided tour.
The music was realised at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop together with the voices of Singcircle conducted by Gregory Rose and the strings of Serenata Notturna conducted by Kriss Rusmanis.
Composed and directed by Peter Howell
Producer Brian Hodgson (Listeners who have Matrix UHJ decoders can hear this programme in Surround Sound)

Contributors

Written, composed and directed by: Peter Howell
Conductor: Gregory Rose
Conductor: Kriss Rusmanis
Singers: Singcircle
Musicians: Serenata Notturna
Producer: Brian Hodgson
The Guide: Alec McCowen

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