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I Never Heard So Musical a Discord

Alternative title
Episode 112
Synopsis
Barbara Bogaev talks to Douglas Lanier about Duke Ellington’s ‘Such Sweet Hunder’, a collaboration with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Recorded in 1957, it is made up of twelve compositions, co-written by Ellingtona nd his regular collaborator, Billy Strayhorn, all inspired by a Shakespeare character. These include Othello, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, Henry V, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and others.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
8 Jan 2019
Duration
31:28

Credits

Producer
Garland Scott; Richard Paul
Editor
Esther Ferington; Gail Kern Paster
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
popular culture

Notes

Notes
Episode 112 of Shakespeare Unlimited. The website also offers a transcript of the podcast.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/duke-ellington
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

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