List of Songs Based On Poems - William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

  • "Under the Greenwood Tree" by Donovan
  • The album When Love Speaks features several of Shakespeare's works set to music:
    • "When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes" performed by Rufus Wainwright (Sonnet 29)
    • "No more be grieved at that which thou hast done" performed by Keb' Mo' (Sonnet 35)
    • "The quality of mercy is not strained" performed by Des'ree (The Merchant of Venice, Act IV, scene 1)
    • "The Willow Song" performed by Barbara Bonney (Othello, Act IV, scene 3)
    • "Music to hear, why hearst thou music sadly" performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Sonnet 8)
    • "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day" performed by Bryan Ferry (Sonnet 18)
  • Two pieces of Shakespeare's plays were set to music by Loreena McKennitt:
    • "Cymbeline" by Loreena McKennitt (Cymbeline, Act V, scene 2)
    • "Prospero's Speech" by Loreena McKennitt (The Tempest, Act V, scene 1)
  • "O Mistress Mine" by Emilie Autumn- Album: A Bit O' this & That (Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene III)
  • "Double Trouble", a song from the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban soundtrack, has rearranged lyrics taken entirely from Macbeth (Act IV, scene I)

Read more about this topic:  List Of Songs Based On Poems

Other articles related to "william, shakespeare, william shakespeare":

Summer Repertory Theatre - Production History - The 1970s
... and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan Dracula by Bram Stoker The Miracle Worker by William Gibson Pippin music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O ... Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart Picnic by William Inge The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan I Remember, Do You? Musical Revue 1977 Cabaret by Kander and Ebb A Little Night ...
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
... The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) is an independent registered educational charity based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, that came into existence in 1847 following the purchase of ... The SBT is considered the most significant Shakespeare charity in the world, and endeavours to internationally promote the appreciation and study of the plays and ... The Trust maintains and preserves the Shakespeare Birthplace properties, a museum, library of books, manuscripts, records of historic interest, pictures ...
Critical Approaches To Hamlet - Further Reading
... William Shakespeare A Study of Facts and Problems ... Hamlet versus Lear Cultural Politics and Shakespeare's Art ... "This Side of Purgatory Ghostly Fathers and the Recusant Legacy in Hamlet." Shakespeare and the Culture of Christianity in Early Modern England ...
William Shakespeare - List of Works - Works
... Troilus and Cressida ‡ King Lear Othello Antony and Cleopatra Cymbeline * Poems Shakespeare's sonnets Venus and Adonis The Rape of Lucrece The Passionate Pilgrim The Phoenix and the Turtle ...

Famous quotes by william shakespeare:

    He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth; he writes verses, he speaks holiday, he smells April and May.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Sure He that made us with such large discourse,
    Looking before and after, gave us not
    That capability and godlike reason
    To fust in us unused.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word, for thou art not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Don Pedro. She cannot endure to hear tell of a husband.
    Leonato. O, by no means; she mocks all her wooers out of suit.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)