Often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon", William Shakespeare was a poet, playwright, and actor, and widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Scholars have identified more than 20,000 pieces of music linked to Shakespeare's works, and on this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we'll explore some of most notable ones.
Rosalind in the Forest of Arden Alfred Reed Eastern Wind Symphony, Alfred Reed Music for Hamlet Alfred Reed Eastern Wind Symphony, Alfred Reed Scherzo from "Midsummer Night's Dream” Felix Mendelssohn US Army Field Band Chamber Ensembles,
Colonel Jim R. Keene Suite No.2 from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64ter Sergei Prokofiev Eikanger-Bjorsvik Band, Bjarte Engeset The Enchanted Island
Alfred Reed Eastern Wind Symphony, Alfred Reed