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Voyager’s Macbeth Cd-Rom

Synopsis
A multimedia presentation of Macbeth. The text of the play is supplemented with an introduction, information on the characters, scene by scene commentaries, and a selection of essays. In addition, there are excerpts from the films of Akira Kurosawa, Roman Polanski, and Orson Welles. The tools section includes a record of the editorial changes made whilst preparing this edition of Macbeth, and a concordance index of the spoken words. The text is supplemented by a complete audio performance of the RSC production of Macbeth directed by Trevor Nunn with which the text scrolls synchronously. Includes the Macbeth Karaoke (two scenes, playing either Lady Macbeth or Macbeth).
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1994
Availability
No distributor found (5/2008).

Credits

Producer
Michael Cohen
Contributor
A R Braunmuller; David S. Rodes

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Karaoke

Notes

Textual information
The text used is the New Cambridge Edition edited by A.R. Braunmuller. Commentary by David S. Rodes.
Reviews
Kenneth C. Holvig. ‘Macbeth’ (The Voyager Shakespeare), The English Journal, Vol. 85, No. 4, Literary Festival (April 1996), pp. 85-85.

Production Company

Name

Voyager Company

Email
cdroms@voyagerco.com
Web
http://www.voyagerco.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 212-431 5199
Fax
+1 212-431 5799
Address
578 Broadway, Duite 406
New York
NY 10012
USA
Notes
The company is now defunct (5/2008).

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Humanities and Social Sciences Division

Email
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-main.html
Web
http://www.loc.gov/rr/ External site opens in new window
Phone
202 707 3399
Address
Thomas Jefferson Building
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4660, USA

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