Shakespeare's Songbook, Volume 1
W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Drama - 528 pages
Winner of the Claude V. Palisca Award of the American Musicological Society
Shakespeare lovers have long lamented that so few songs in his plays survive with original music; of about sixty song lyrics, only a handful have come down to us with musical settings. For over 150 years, scholars have aspired--without success--to fill that gap. In Shakespeare's Songbook, Ross W. Duffin does just that.
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In this obvious labor of love, Duffin (music, Case Western Reserve Univ.) outlines the historical context for songs used or alluded to in Shakespeare's plays and provides an alphabetical rundown of ... Read full review
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