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Shakespeare and music : afterlives and borrowings

Author: Julie Sanders
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden MA : Polity, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a study of the rich and diverse range of musical responses to Shakespeare that have taken place from the seventeenth century onwards. Written from a literary perspective, the book explores the many genres and contexts in which Shakespeare and his work have enjoyed a musical afterlife, discussing opera, ballet, and classical symphony alongside musicals and film soundtracks, as well as folk music and hip-hop  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Musical settings
Adaptations cinématographiques
Mises en musique
Film and video adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sanders, Julie.
Shakespeare and music.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden MA : Polity, 2007
(OCoLC)608382469
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Sanders
ISBN: 9780745632964 0745632963 9780745632971 0745632971
OCLC Number: 144571464
Description: ix, 232 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 'All That Jazz': Shakespeare and Musical Adaptation 11 --
2 Classical Shakespeares 29 --
3 'Shall we dance?': Shakespeare at the Ballet 59 --
4 'Shakespeare with a contemporary musical twist' 73 --
5 Shakespeare in the Opera House 96 --
6 Giuseppe Verdi and Benjamin Britten: Case Studies in Shakespearean Opera 112 --
7 Symphonic Film Scores 135 --
8 'You know the movie song': Contemporary and Hybrid Film Scores 159 --
9 Contemporary Music and Popular Culture 182.
Responsibility: Julie Sanders.
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A study of the many genres and contexts in which Shakespeare and his work have enjoyed a musical afterlife. The fascinating book discusses opera, ballet, and classical symphony alongside musicals,  Read more...

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" Shakespreare and Music is about afterlives, in quotations, borrowings, citations, adaptations, all of it after Shakespeare's own lifetime. It is also about reception and interpretation, Read more...

 
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