"As you like it" Shakespeare in music.

Language: English
French
Format: Music CD 2000
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC An Sha 14327
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
 
Call Number  COMPACT DISC An Sha 14327
 
 
Contents
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21. Overture / Felix Mendelssohn (Cleveland Orchestra; George Szell, conductor)
Where the bee sucks : for countertenor, violin, bass viol, theorbo / John Wilson [i.e. Robert Johnson ; arr. J. Wilson] (Newberry Consort; Mary Springfels, director)
Take, O take those lips away : for countertenor, bass viol, lute / John Wilson (Newberry Consort; Springfels)
Musick in The fairey queen. Aire 4 in 2 : Dance for the followers of Night ; Chacone / Henry Purcell (Tafelmusik; Jeanne Lamon, leader)
The willow song : from Othello / Pelham Humphrey (Folger Consort)
To be or not to be : from Hamlet (Sir John Gielgud)
J'ai pu frapper le misérable
Etre ou ne pas être : from Hamlet / Ambroise Thomas (Bo Skovhus, baritone; English National Opera Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor)
Romeo and Juliet : a dramatic symphony, op. 17. Queen Mab, the dream fairy / Hector Berlioz (New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor)
Romeo and Juliet : op. 64. Dance of the knights / Sergei Prokofiev (Berlin Philharmonic; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor)
West Side story. One hand, one heart / Leonard Bernstein (Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, vocals; orchestra; Max Goberman, conductor)
Kiss me, Kate. So in love / Cole Porter (Patricia Morison, vocals; orchestra; Pembroke Davenport, conductor)
How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! : from The merchant of Venice (Gielgud)
Serenade to music : from The merchant of Venice (act V, scene I) / Ralph Vaughan Williams (vocal soloists; New York Philharmonic; Bernstein)
Our revels now are ended : from The tempest (Gielgud)
The tempest : selections. The mermaids ; Miranda ; Caliban's song / Jean Sibelius (Andre Kostelanetz & his orchestra).

Additional Information
Subjects Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Overtures.
Songs (High voice)
Operas -- Excerpts.
Symphonies -- Excerpts.
Ballets -- Excerpts.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Vocal ensembles with orchestra.
Incidental music -- Excerpts.
Publisher New York, NY :Sony Classical,2000
Other Titles NPR's Performance today.
Sommernachtstraum.
Where the bee sucks.
Take, O take those lips away.
Fairy queen.
Fairy queen.
Young man sat sighing.
Plays.
Hamlet.
Roméo et Juliette.
Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet).
West Side story.
Kiss me, Kate.
Serenade to music.
Myrsky.
Shakespeare in music
Contributors Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000, performer.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum.
Johnson, Robert, approximately 1583-1633. Where the bee sucks.
Wilson, John, 1595-1674. Take, O take those lips away.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Fairy queen.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Fairy queen.
Humfrey, Pelham, 1647-1674. Young man sat sighing.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays.
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Hamlet.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Roméo et Juliette.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet).
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Kiss me, Kate.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Serenade to music.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Myrsky.
National Public Radio (U.S.)
Participants/Performers Various performers; excerpts from Shakespeare's plays read by Sir John Gielgud.
Language English
French
Notes Principally excerpts from dramatic works.
At head of title: National Public Radio; selections featured on NPR's Performance today.
Originally released 1949-1998.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Martin Goldsmith (14 p.) inserted in container.
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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