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Shakespeare Songs

Synopsis
Radio programme comprised of Shakespeare songs conducted by Trevor Harvey and sung by the BBC singers. The songs include:
Who is Sylvia? (German)
Ye spotted snakes (Geoffrey Shaw)
Sigh no more, ladies (E. J. Moeran)
Under the Greenwood Tree (R. J. S. Stevens)
It was a lover and his lass (Joseph Bridge)
O mistress mine (Vaughan Williams)
Orpheus with his lute (German)
Series
Music of Britain, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Mar 1941 at 02:00 (Channel: BBC World Service)
Duration
15 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
E. J. Moeran; Edward German; Geoffrey Shaw; Joseph Bridge; R. J. S. Stevens; Ralph Vaughan Williams

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
As You Like It; Henry VIII; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Twelfth Night; Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
North American Transmission.
Transmission time is GMT.
Reviews
Source: London Calling, No. 78, 30 March-5 April 1941.

Production Company

Name

BBC World Service

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