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Title "As you like it" [sound recording] : Shakespeare in music.

Imprint New York, NY : Sony Classical, p2000.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD EA COLL AYL C 74    Available
Description 1 sound disc (78:40) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Milestones of the millennium
Note Principally excerpts from dramatic works.
At head of title: National Public Radio; selections featured on NPR's Performance today.
Originally released 1949-1998.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Martin Goldsmith (14 p.) laid in container.
Contents A midsummer night's dream : op. 21. Overture / Felix Mendelssohn (Cleveland Orchestra; George Szell, conductor) -- Where the bee sucks : for countertenor, violin, bass viol, theorbo / John Wilson [i.e. Robert Johnson ; arr. J. Wilson] (Newberry Consort; Mary Springfels, director) -- Take, O take those lips away : for countertenor, bass viol, lute / John Wilson (Newberry Consort; Springfels) -- Musick in The fairey queen. Aire 4 in 2 : Dance for the followers of Night ; Chacone / Henry Purcell (Tafelmusik; Jeanne Lamon, leader) -- The willow song : from Othello / Pelham Humphrey (Folger Consort) -- To be or not to be : from Hamlet (Sir John Gielgud) -- J'ai pu frapper le misérable-- Etre ou ne pas être : from Hamlet / Ambroise Thomas (Bo Skovhus, baritone; English National Opera Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor) -- Romeo and Juliet : a dramatic symphony, op. 17. Queen Mab, the dream fairy / Hector Berlioz (New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor) -- Romeo and Juliet : op. 64. Dance of the knights / Sergei Prokofiev (Berlin Philharmonic; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor) -- West Side story. One hand, one heart / Leonard Bernstein (Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, vocals; orchestra; Max Goberman, conductor) -- Kiss me, Kate. So in love / Cole Porter (Patricia Morison, vocals; orchestra; Pembroke Davenport, conductor) -- How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! : from The merchant of Venice (Gielgud) -- Serenade to music : from The merchant of Venice (act V, scene I) / Ralph Vaughan Williams (vocal soloists; New York Philharmonic; Bernstein) -- Our revels now are ended : from The tempest (Gielgud) -- The tempest : selections. The mermaids ; Miranda ; Caliban's song / Jean Sibelius (Andre Kostelanetz & his orchestra).
Performer Various performers; excerpts from Shakespeare's plays read by Sir John Gielgud.
Event Recorded 1949-1997.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Songs (High voice)
Operas -- Excerpts.
Symphonies -- Excerpts.
Ballets -- Excerpts.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Vocal ensembles with orchestra.
Incidental music -- Excerpts.
Added Author Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000. Performer.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum. Ouverture.
Johnson, Robert, approximately 1583-1633. Where the bee sucks.
Wilson, John, 1595-1674. Take, O take those lips away.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Fairy queen. Dance for the followers of Night.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Fairy queen. Chaconne.
Humfrey, Pelham, 1647-1674. Young man sat sighing.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. Selections.
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Hamlet. Être ou ne pas être.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Roméo et Juliette. Reine Mab.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet). Tanet︠s︡ ryt︠s︡areĭ.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 West Side story. One hand, one heart.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Kiss me, Kate. So in love.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Serenade to music.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Myrsky. Selections.
National Public Radio (U.S.)
Added Title Shakespeare in music
NPR's Performance today.
ISBN $17.98
Standard No. 074646187425
Music No. SMK 61874 Sony Classical

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