Shall I compare thee?

Shall I compare thee? : 10 Shakespeare settings for mixed voices

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Shall I compare thee? is a collection of ten exquisite settings for mixed voices, specially commissioned to celebrate the four hundredth anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. The volume pays tribute to Britain's greatest writer, presenting a selection of his finest texts set to music by some of today's most accomplished choral composers.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 80 pages
  • 181 x 248 x 6mm | 178g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193406144
  • 9780193406148

Table of contents

Come away, come away death ; Fear no more the heat o' th' sun ; I know a bank where the wild thyme blows ; If music be the food of love ; It was a lover and his lass ; Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ; Sigh no more, ladies ; The Bird of Dawning ; Touch her soft lips and part ; When that I was and a little tiny boy
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About Bob Chilcott

Bob Chilcott has been involved with choral music all his life, first as a Chorister and then a Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge. Later, he sang and composed music for 12 years with the King's Singers. His experiences with that group, his passionate commitment to young and amateur choirs, and his profound belief that music can unite people, have inspired him both to compose full-time and, through proactive workshopping, to promote choral music
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