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Shakespeare in music a collation of the chief musical allusions in the plays of Shakespeare, with an attempt at their explanation and derivation, together with much of the original music by Louis Charles Elson

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Published by L.C. Page in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Statementby Louis C. Elson.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18044932M

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Shakespeare, like most playwrights from the Elizabethan era used music in his plays to add to the entertainment value of the performance. Instrumental music at this point of history was still an integral part of the play and the separation between drama and music fif not yet exist. Music has been an essential constituent of Shakespeare's plays from the sixteenth century to the present day, yet its significance has often been overlooked or underplayed in the history of Shakespearean performance. Providing a long chronological sweep, this collection of essays traces the. Sheet music. Condition: New. Vocal score. Language: English. Brand new Book. for S(S)ATB unaccompaniedThree Shakespeare Songs comprises three short movements setting texts from Shakespeare's The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. They were composed as test pieces for the British Federation of Music Festivals National Competitive Festival. Purcell, Henry: “If music be the food of love”Henry Purcell's setting of Orsino's opening speech, “If music be the food of love” (Twelfth Night, Act I, scene 1), sung by Gillian Humphreys."Shakespeare and Love," Pearl SHE To what sorts of characters did Shakespeare assign most of the.

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Books shelved as shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's. By: Christopher Wilson () Shakespeare's plays are full of music: love songs, comic ditties, serious ballads, and songs for witches and spirits. Over the centuries musicians and composers have also created musical adaptations based on Shakespeare's plays. Look for a listing that is similar to your book. Please remember that an old or antique book is not necessary valuable just because it's old. Common books like the works of William Shakespeare, prayer books, bibles and encyclopedias were printed in huge quantities during the . Shakespeare Quotations on Music Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends; Unless some dull and favourable hand Will whisper music to my weary spirit. (2 Henry IV, ), Henry IV Play, music! And you, brides and bridegrooms all, With measure heap'd in joy, to the measures fall. (As You Like It, ), Duke Senior.