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Shakespeare in Words and Music

Synopsis
DVD presenting six half-hour programmes that contain spoken texts from Shakespeare’s play linked with musical excerpts within a given theme. The programmes are centred on vocal excerpts but also contain instrumental and chamber-music pieces, directly derived from and inspired by his works. The six principal themes are:
• The Elizabethan and The Restoration Rules
• Shakespeare and opera
• Shakespeare abroad
• Shakespearian heroines
• Shakespeare and Broadway
• Shakespeare in Love

Performed by Attila Ciemann and Pascale Beaudin.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2008
Notes
Available for sale in the US and Canada only.
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; Music
Keywords
musicals; opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Albert Girard; Jean-Jacques Sheitoyan
Cast
Attila Ciemann 
Pascale Beaudin 

Production Company

Name

Kultur

Email
info@kultur.com
Web
http://www.kultur.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 732 229 2343
Fax
+1 732 229 0066
Address
195 Highway 36
West Long Branch
NJ 07764-1304
USA
Notes
Kultur is an online mail order distributor of over 1000 of the world’s greatest performing arts and cultural programming titles on DVD and Blu-ray, featuring the legends of opera, ballet and classical music. It also offers a large collection of art, literature, and history programmes, as seen on US public television, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel and other networks.

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window
Name

Library Video Company

Email
customerservice@cerebellum.com
Web
http://www.libraryvideo.com External site opens in new window
Phone
415 541 9901
Address
Cerebellum Corporation
1661 Tennessee St, 3D
San Francisco CA
94107 USA
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