Shakespeare and Music

Derek Hart presents a look at the variety of music inspired by the writing of William Shakespeare These include work from Matthew Locke, Leonard Bernstein, Arne, Berlioz, Britten, Debussy, Elgar, Gerhard, Mendelssohn, Nicolai, Strauss, Sullivan, Vaughan Williams , Verdi, and Walton. A group of actors play some Shakespearian characters.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 50'07''
  • Broadcast date: 1964

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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