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Shakespired: Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Synopsis
Musical setting to 18 sonnets sung unaccompanied by the Polish six-voice ensemble, proMODERN. The compositions are by: Mi osz Bembinow, Andrzej Borzym Jr, Krzesimir D bski, Krzysztof Herdzin, Philip Lawson, Pawe ukaszewski, Tomasz Opa ka, W odzimierz Pawlik, Dariusz Przybylski and Maciej Zieli ski. The digital releases includes bonus tracks composed by Anna Ignatowicz-Gli ska, Aleksander Ko ciów and Stanis aw Moryto.

The tracklisting is as follows:
1. Sonnet 1: From Fairest Creatures We Desire Increase
2. Sonnet 2: When Forty Winters Shall Besiege Thy Brow
3. Sonnet 33: Full Many A Glorious Morning Have I
4. Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day
5. Sonnet 25: Let Those Who Are In Favour With Their Stars
6. Sonnet 59: If There Be Nothing New, But That Which Is
7. Sonnet 128: Lips To Kiss
8. Sonnet 20: A Woman’s Face With Nature’s Own Hand Painted
9. Sonnet 73: That Time Of Year
10. Sonnet 27: Weary With Toil
11. Sonnet 60: Like As The Waves
12. Sonnet 129: Th’ Expense Of Spirit
13. Sonnet 144: Two Loves I Have
14. Sonnet 151: Love Is Too Young
15. Sonnet 104: To Me, Fair Friend
16. Sonnet 57: Being Your Slave, What Should I Do But Tend
17. Sonnet 41: Those Pretty Wrongs That Liberty Commits
18. Sonnet 71: No Longer Mourn For Me When I Am Dead
Language
English
Country
Poland
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2018
Subjects
Music; Shakespeare

Credits

Cast
proMODERN 

Distribution Formats

Type
Audio
Format
CD Download
Price
£12.75 (CD), £9.99 (download)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
102 minutes
Year
2018

Production Company

Name

Warner Music Entertainment

Distributor

 

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