The Resource Shakespeare in music & words, (sound recording)

Shakespeare in music & words, (sound recording)

Shakespeare in music & words
Shakespeare in music & words
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Shakespeare in music and words
  • eng
  • fre
  • ita
  • eng
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historical information
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Vocal selections sung in English, French and Italian; sonnets & scenes spoken in English
Various performers
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Shakespeare in music & words, (sound recording)
Shakespeare in music & words, (sound recording)
  • "Shakespeare 400"--Container
  • Compact disc
  • Liner notes on container insert
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digital storage
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performed music
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  • Roméo et Juliette. Ah, je veux vivre
  • Gounod
  • (Renée Fleming, soprano ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Charles Mackerras, conductor)
  • Theme from Romeo & Juliet ; A time for us
  • arranged by Andre Rieu
  • (Andre Rieu, violin)
  • A midsummer night's dream, opus 61.
  • Scherzo
  • Mendelssohn
  • (L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande ; Ernest Ansermet, conductor)
  • Disc 1.
  • The fairy queen. O let me weep, for ever weep
  • Purcell
  • (English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor)
  • Falstaff. Falstaff! Olà! Sir John Falstaff!
  • Verdi
  • (Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Claudio Abbado, conductor)
  • Romeo & Juliet. Balcony scene
  • (Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Prague ; Paul Bateman, conductor)
  • Otello. Ave Maria, piena di grazia
  • Verdi
  • Romeo and Juliet, opus 64.
  • (Renée Fleming, soprano ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Georg Solti, conductor)
  • Let us garlands bring. Come away, come away, death
  • Finzi
  • (Bryn Terfel, bass baritone ; Malcolm Martineau, piano)
  • Macbeth. Coro di profughi scozzesi, "Patria oppressa"
  • Verdi
  • (Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Georg Solti, conductor)
  • Suite from Henry Volume Touch her soft lips and part
  • Walton ; arranged by Muir Mathieson
  • (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra ; Andrew Litton, conductor)
  • Dance of the knights
  • A midsummer night's dream, opus 61.
  • Wedding march
  • Mendelssohn
  • (Peter Hurford, organ)
  • Béatrice et Bénédict. Vous soupirez, madame? ; Nuit paisible et sereine!
  • Berlioz
  • (London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor)
  • Three Shakespeare songs
  • Vaughan Williams
  • (the Choir of King's College, Cambridge ; Sir David Willcocks, conductor)
  • Prokofiev
  • Fear no more the heat of the sun, opus 18, numbers 3
  • Finzi
  • (Amy Dickson, saxophone ; Aurora Orchestra ; Nicholas Collon, conductor)
  • (the Cleveland Orchestra ; Lorin Maazel, conductor)
  • Romeo and Juliet. Love theme
  • Tchaikovsky
  • (Wiener Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor)
  • (Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan)
  • Hamlet. To be or not to be
  • (Ian Bannen)
  • As you like it. All the world's a stage
  • (Max Adrian)
  • Romeo and Juliet. Juliet impatiently awaits Romeo
  • (Dorothy Tutin)
  • Othello. Othello tells how he won Desdemona's love
  • (Sir John Gielgud)
  • As you like it. Epilogue
  • Disc 2.
  • (Vanessa Redgrave)
  • Richard III. King Richard gives way to despair
  • (Richard Pasco)
  • Julius Caesar. Antony addresses the crowd after Caesar's assassination
  • (Richard Johnson)
  • Macbeth. Macbeth hears of his wife's death
  • (Tony Church, Paul Whitworth, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Pippa Guard, Richard Pasco)
  • Sonnet 18, Shall I compare thee to a summer's day
  • (Richard Pasco)
  • Sonnet 73, That time of year thou may'st in me behold
  • Trilus & Cressida. The prologue
  • (Tony Church)
  • Sonnet 116, Let me not to the marriage of true minds
  • (Richard Johnson)
  • King Lear. Lear and his fool on the heath
  • (Donald Sinden, Paul Whitworth)
  • Antony & Cleopatra. Antony dies in the arms of Cleopatra
  • (Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Tony Church, Pippa Guard)
  • The tempest. Prospero renounces his magic powers
  • (Donald Sinden, Barbara Leigh-Hunt)
  • (Paul Hardwick)
  • Twelfth night. Orsino discusses his love for Olivia
  • (Derek Godfrey, Dorothy Tutin)
  • The taming of the shrew. Katherine's advice to women
  • (Peggy Ashcroft)
  • Much ado about nothing. Benedict confesses his love
4 3/4 inches
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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2 audio discs
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mass produced
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plastic with metal
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digital recording
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sound disc
1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • av00297822
  • 833742
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Library Locations

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