SHAKESPEARE IN MUSIC & WORDS
This is a 2 CD set of the music inspired by Shakespeare and excerpts from famous speeches. The music includes Prokofiev, Finzi, Gounod, Mendelssohn, Purcell, Verdi, Vaughan Williams and Tchaikovsky. CD 2 includes excerpts from Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, The Tempest and more. Actors include Sir John Gielgud, Christopher Plummer, Vanessa Redgrave and Sir Donald Sinden.