Shakespeare in Opera, Ballet, Orchestral Music and Song: An Introduction to Music Inspired by the Bard - Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. No. 57 (Hardback)Arthur Graham (author)
Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 01/11/1997
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Introducing the reader to music from several centuries and to five Shakespearean plays in detail ("Macbeth", "Romeo and Juliet", "The Merry Wives of Windsor", "Othello", and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"), this study treats opera, ballet, symphonic music, song, incidental music, Shakespeare's use of music and his use of music as metaphor. The book contains no musical notation and assumes no previous knowledge of music or of Shakespeare.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 540 g
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