Shakespeare And English Music

Actress Fiona Shaw explores the rich vein of English music inspired by the words of William Shakespeare.

Includes music by Roger Quilter, Benjamin Britten, Gerald Finzi, Ralph Vaughan-williams and songs written for various stagings of The Tempest down the ages - from the original 1609 production to Sir Michael Tippett's music for the Old Vic production in 1961.

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Actress Fiona Shaw explores the rich vein of English music inspired by the words of William Shakespeare.

Includes music by Roger Quilter, Benjamin Britten, Gerald Finzi, Ralph Vaughan-williams and songs written for various stagings of The Tempest down the ages - from the original 1609 production to Sir Michael Tippett's music for the Old Vic production in 1961.