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Decca's Shakespeare in Music & Words presents two CDs of orchestral and vocal music, and spoken word performances, inspired by William Shakespeare's plays, to give the Bard of Avon his due on the 400th anniversary of his death. The first disc is a collection of familiar and unfamiliar musical excerpts, though the best-known selections are the Dance of the Knights from Sergey Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet, the Scherzo and Wedding March from Felix Mendelssohn's incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nino Rota's ...

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  1. Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 1: Dance of the Knights
  2. Let us garlands bring, for voice & piano, Op. 18: No. 3, Fear no more the heat o' the sun
  3. Roméo et Juliette, opera, CG 9: Act 1: Ah, Je Veux vivre
  4. A Time for Us (Love Theme from the film Romeo and Juliet)
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: No. 1 Scherzo
  6. O let me weep ("The Plaint" from "The Fairy Queen"), aria, Z. 629/40
  7. Falstaff, opera: Act 1: Falstaff! - Olà! - Sir John Falstaff!
  8. Romeo + Juliet, film score: Balcony Scene
  9. Otello, opera: Act 4: Ave Maria , Piena di Grazia
  10. Let us garlands bring, for voice & piano, Op. 18: No. 1, Come away death
  11. Macbeth, opera: Act 4: Patria Oppressa
  12. Henry V, a Musical Scenario after Shakespeare, for narrators & orchestra (arr. by C. Palmer): Touch Her Soft Lips, and Part
  13. A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Wedding March
  14. Béatrice et Bénédict, opera, H. 138: Act 1: Vous Soupirez, Madame?... Nuit Paisible et Sereine!
  15. Shakespeare Songs (3) for chorus
  16. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions): Love theme
  17. Troilus and Cressida, play: The Prologue
  18. Twelfth Night, play: Act 2, Scene 4. Orsino Discusses His Love for Olivia
  19. The Taming of the Shrew, play: Katherine's Advice to Women
  20. Much Ado About Nothing, play: Act 4, Scene 1. Benedict Confesses His Love
  21. Hamlet, the play: Act 3, Scene 1. To Be or Not to Be
  22. As You Like It, play: Act 2, Scene 7. All the World's a Stage
  23. Romeo and Juliet, play: Act 3, Scene 2. Juliet Impatiently Awaits Romeo
  24. Othello, the play: Act 1, Scene 3. Othello Tells How He Won Desdemona's Love
  25. As You Like It, play: Epilogue
  26. Richard III, play: Act 3, Scene 2. King Richard Gives Way to Despair
  27. Julius Caesar, play: Act 3, Scene 2. Antony Addresses the Crowd After Caesar's Assassination
  28. Macbeth, play: Act 5, Scene 5. Macbeth Hears of His Wife's Death
  29. Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (Sonnet 18)
  30. That time of year thou mayst in me behold (Sonnet 73)
  31. Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)
  32. King Lear, play: Act 3, Scene 2. Lear and His Fool on the Heath
  33. Anthony and Cleopatra, play: Act 4, Scene 15. Antony Dies in the Arms of Cleopatra
  34. The Tempest, play: Act 5, Scene 1. Prospero Renounces His Magic Powers
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Shakespeare in Music & Words
2016, Decca

UPC: 028948252817


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