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The Sounds of Shakespeare: Serenade to Music

Live from Stratford-upon-Avon for Radio 3's Sounds of Shakespeare weekend, the BBC Singers under James Morgan perform Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music.

"Here will we sit and let the sounds of music, creep in our ears".
The BBC Singers, conducted by James Morgan, give a live performance of Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music, the famously beautiful setting of part of The Merchant of Venice. From the historic Guild Chapel in Stratford-upon-Avon, as part of Radio 3's Sounds of Shakespeare weekend.

BBC Radio 3 is marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare with a season celebrating the four centuries of music and performance that his plays and sonnets have inspired. Over the anniversary weekend, from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th April, Radio 3 will broadcast live from a pop-up studio at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Other Place Theatre and other historic venues across Stratford-upon-Avon.

15 minutes

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Sat 23 Apr 2016 17:40

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