Shakespeare And Music In The Time Of Henry Purcell

Actor Simon Russell Beale explores the world of the Restoration theatre, sharing his insights into the plots and characters in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Purcell and his contemporaries.

Music includes examples from Richard II, Timon of Athens, The Tempest and The Fairy Queen.

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Actor Simon Russell Beale explores the world of the Restoration theatre, sharing his insights into the plots and characters in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Purcell and his contemporaries.

Music includes examples from Richard II, Timon of Athens, The Tempest and The Fairy Queen.

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Actor Simon Russell Beale explores the world of the Restoration theatre, sharing his insights into the plots and characters in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Purcell and his contemporaries.

The music includes examples from Richard II, Timon of Athens, The Tempest and The Fairy Queen.