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After an air raid in Warsaw by the German army, he is discovered by an American reporter, Carol Peters Sally Graypractising the piano in a bombed-out building. It is the opening of his Warsaw Concerto, at this point a work in progress, and the first line he addinsell concerto di varsavia to her is, "It is not safe to be out alone when the moon is so bright" referring to the moonlight bombing raids.


Gazing intently at Carol and disclosing "something lovely you've just given me", he introduces the lyrical addinsell concerto di varsavia theme of the Concerto.

And, indeed, this melody is always associated with Carol. Stefan speaks of the piece later in the film: It's the story of the two of us in Warsaw, of us in America, of us in … where else I don't know. That's why I can't finish it".

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But finish it he does. Similar addinsell concerto di varsavia the way that Rachmaninoff returns to his second theme in his Second Piano Concerto, the "Carol" melody is used, not only to bind together the emotional strands of the drama, but to bring the Concerto to a triumphant conclusion.

When snatches of the Concerto are first played, one character tells addinsell concerto di varsavia, "I've got the records", and when the "premiere" is shown, we are provided with a close-up of the program, Warsaw Concerto, with three movements listed.

Only one movement was actually written by Addinsell. The off-screen piano part was played by Louis Kentnera fine British musician known for his performances of Franz Lisztbut he had insisted that there be no on-screen credit, for fear that his participation in a popular entertainment would harm his classical reputation.

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In his appearance on Desert Island DiscsGuy Gibsonleader of the Dambusters raid, asked for it as his first choice. The theme of the Concerto is borrowed in a popular-music love song whose lyrics include "The world outside will never know Richard Clayderman recorded an arrangement for the piece with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for his album The Classic Touch, which was released in The music was used in the film, The Addinsell concerto di varsavia Wolveswith Addinsell's themes arranged by Roy Budd.

Other pop culture references[ edit ] British composer Clive Richardson composed London Fantasia as a sequel to the Warsaw Concerto in Spike Milligan repeatedly refers to the piece in his autobiography Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall and in the subsequent books in the series as 'the addinsell concerto di varsavia awful Warsaw Concerto'.