Three Shakespeare Songs

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Full details

I have always found Shakespeare's words highly evocative and enjoy the challenge of setting them to music."A Sea Dirge" is very dark and brooding. I hope you can hear the sea-nymphs tolling his knell at the end. "The Cloud Capp'd Towers" is more calm and serene and,finally "Over Hill,Over Dale" is a cheeky little romp. Two of the songs,"A Sea Dirge" and "Over Hill,Over Dale" were performed by Raouf Zaidan(baritone) and David Hales(piano) in a recital in the small hall of the Cairo Opera House on 24th February 2001. "The Cloud Capp'd Towers" was written and added to the set after that date.


Score ID
16773
Year of composition
2000
Lyricist
W. Shakespeare
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
5 minutes
Instrumentation
Voice + keyboard
Genre
Modern classical music
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