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Title Shakespeare [sound recording] : in music & words : selected highlights : music, sonnets & scenes.

Publication Info. [London, England] : Decca, [2016]
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 95th Street Adult Compact Discs  CLASSICAL SHAKESPE    DUE 10-18-22
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Description 2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet.
digital optical rda
audio file CD audio rda
Language Vocal selections sung in English, French and Italian; sonnets & scenes spoken in English.
Note Title from container.
Performer Various performers.
Contents disc 1. Romeo and Juliet, op. 64. Dance of the knights / Prokofiev (the Cleveland Orchestra ; Lorin Maazel, conductor) -- Romeo and Juliet. Love theme / Tchaikovsky (Wiener Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) -- 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, op. 61. Scherzo / Mendelssohn (L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande ; Ernest Ansermet, conductor) -- 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 (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 V. Touch her soft lips and part / Walton ; arranged by Muir Mathieson (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra ; Andrew Litton, conductor) -- A midsummer night's dream, op. 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) -- Fear no more the heat of the sun, op. 18, no. 3 / Finzi (Amy Dickson, saxophone ; Aurora Orchestra ; Nicholas Collon, conductor).
disc 2. Trilus & Cressida. The prologue (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 (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 (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 (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).
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Songs and music.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Sound recordings.
English poetry -- 16th century -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author.
Decca Record Company, publisher.
Standard No. 028948252817
Music No. B002488902 Decca
4825281 Decca
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