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Sounds of Shakespeare

James Jolly presents a personal choice of music connected with Shakespeare, including Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor and Felix Woyrsch's Hamlet Overture.

James Jolly with his personal choice of music connected with Shakespeare - from famous classics like Nicolai's Merry Wives of Windsor, to the unjustly overlooked, like the Hamlet Overture by Felix Woyrsch. James is also joined by scholar Kate Kennedy to guide us through hidden gems from the RSC's music archive.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Apr 2016 09:00

Music Played

  • Otto Nicolai

    Merry Wives of Windsor Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Rudolf Kempe.
    • Testament.
  • Guy Woolfenden

    Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred

    Singer: Louise Wayman. Singer: Anna Bolton. Singer: James Atherton. Singer: James Geidt.
    • Arts Council England.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in D flat Op28 No 15, Raindrop

    Performer: Gary Graffman.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Falstaff Act 3 Scene 2

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Singer: Tito Gobbi. Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Singer: Anna Moffo. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Eased With Being Nothing

    Performer: Royal Shakespeare Company Orchestra.
  • Felix Woyrsch

    Hamlet Overture

    Orchestra: Oldenburg Symphony Orchestra.
  • Frank Martin

    Songs of Ariel

    Ensemble: The sixteen.
  • Gustav Holst

    At The Boars Head nos 8 - 12

    Singer: Philip Langridge. Singer: John Tomlinson. Singer: Elise Ross. Singer: Felicity Palmer. Singer: David Wilson‐Johnson. Singer: Peter Hall. Singer: Richard Suart. Singer: Michael George. Choir: Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.

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