Shakespeare Songs

Shakespeare Songs : Vocal score

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for SATB and piano
This eight-movement work sets texts taken from different Shakespeare plays. The piano part is integral to the whole, helping to emphasise the contrasting moods of these poems.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 40 pages
  • 177 x 255 x 4mm | 114g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193411903
  • 9780193411906
  • 2,157,786

About William Mathias

William Mathias was born in Whitland, Dyfed. He studied at the University College of Wales, and subsequently at the Royal Academy of Music. From 1970-1988 he was Head of the Music Department at the University College of North Wales, Bangor. Mathias musical language embraced both instrumental and vocal forms with equal success, and he addressed a large and varied audience both in Britain and abroad. He was also known as a conductor and pianist, and gave or directed
many premieres of his own works. He was made CBE in the 1985 New Year's Honours. In 1992, the year of his death, Nimbus Records embarked upon a series of recordings of his major works.
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Table of contents

Under the greenwood tree ; Full fathom five ; Lawn as white as driven snow ; Sigh no more, ladies ; Crabbed age and youth ; Dirge ; It was a lover and his lass ; Blow, blow, thou winter wind
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