E-ditor. E-ditor. Test: Who's Who in Romeo and Juliet. Who's Who in Romeo and Juliet flashcards. Romeo and Juliet Webquest. Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare WebQuest - Home. The Life and Times of William Shakespeare!: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker. Analysis of Shakespeare's Sonnet 147. Notes sickly (4) ] Love as a sickness is the primary motif of the sonnet.
Notice Shakespeare's word choices: fever (1), disease (2), ill (3), physician (5), prescription (6), physic (8), death (8), and cure (9). Also note the more subtle word play with physician and physic. The focus on illness might be connected to venereal disease. Note Sonnet 144, "Till my bad angel fire my good one out" (14). Google. Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Sings Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18. In 2001 or 2002, guitarist and singer David Gilmour of Pink Floyd recorded a musical interpretation of William Shakespeare’ s “Sonnet 18″ at his home studio aboard the historic, 90-foot houseboat the Astoria .
This video of Gilmour singing the sonnet was released as an extra on the 2002 DVD David Gilmour in Concert , but the song itself was apparently connected with When Love Speaks , a 2002 benefit album for London’s Royal Academy for the Dramatic Arts. The project was organized by the composer and conductor Michael Kamen , who died a little more than a year after the album was released. When Love Speaks features a mixture of dramatic and musical performances of Shakespeare’s Sonnets and other works, with artists ranging from John Gielgud to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Sonnets to Music (Or, Who Is Rufus Wainright And Why Is He Awesome?)
So I got my hands on When Love Speaks this week.
For those that haven't heard, this CD is a collection of 5o+ readings and interpretations of Shakespeare, mostly the sonnets with some other passages thrown in, primarily from The Tempest. You've probably heard a recording of Alan Rickman (now most famous as Professor Snape) doing "My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun.
" I was finally motivated to buy this when I found an MP3 of Sonnet 29 ("When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes... ") by somebody named Rufus Wainright. As I'm sure I've mentioned a few million times I have Sonnet 18 ("Shall I compare thee") by David Gilmour, guitar god legend of Pink Floyd. It is my ring tone, it is the song I sing my children to sleep with, it...is....awesome. I don't know anything about Sonnet 29, or who this Rufus Wainright guy is, but dang, I like it. Official Site and Official Fan Club for Sting discography - studio_albums - STING: Inside The Songs Of Sacred Love. "I have always thought that the album was kind of the starting point and that something very different happens on stage than in the studio.
I want people to listen to the record, watch the DVD and recognize that some progress is being made and different choices are being made. " Inside the songs of 'Sacred Love' is the latest DVD to be released by Sting and as you might expect, is interesting for all kinds of reasons. It might be argued that being released shortly after the global release of the 'Sacred Love' album that it could be expected to follow the path of a previous Sting video/videoCD release that captured the recording of 1993's 'Ten Summoner's Tales' album (and which won a Grammy award for best long-form video). The similarity however, ends there. This is not a traditional 'concert' video. 'Never Coming Home' is mainly Mayan footage and a great take, especially when Sting trades acoustic guitar for his bass and he and Jason start jamming away.
Dave & Wendy Â©2003. Shakespeare's sonnets set to music. Shakespeare’s Sonnets have been put to music for the first time to celebrate the cultural Olympiad of 2012.
The album will be released on St. Georges Day, April 23rd, which is also the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birthday. The album blends the use of early instruments and playing styles with modern recording techniques under the musical direction of Robert Hollingworth ,who won the Gramophone Award last year with his vocal ensemble I Fagiolini. There are additional vocals from Robin Scott, Cara Dillon, soprano from Anna Dennis (who has been performing with Damon Albarn in his new opera Dr. Dee) and composer Adrian Williams. The Life and Times of William Shakespeare!: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker. Write rhymes. Shakespeare's Globe Theater. 1564: William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-upon-Avon.
His notice of baptism is entered in the parish register at Holy Trinity Church on April 26th. While the actual date of his birth is not known, it is traditionally celebrated on April 23rd. 1571: Shakespeare probably enters grammar school, seven years being the usual age for admission. 1575: Queen Elizabeth visits Kenilworth Castle, near Stratford. Popular legend holds that the eleven-year-old William Shakespeare witnessed the pageantry attendant on the royal progress and later recreated it in his dramatic works. 1582: Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway of Shottery. 1583: Susanna, the first child of William and Anne Shakespeare, is born. 1585(?) 1585: Twins Hamnet and Judith Shakespeare born. 1589-90: Shakespeare probably writes Henry VI, Part One. 1590-91: Shakespeare probably writes Henry VI, Part Two and Henry VI, Part Three.
The OLD GLOBE THEATER History. The Globe Theater is a huge successThe Globe Theatre was a huge success and as it had been built in close proximity to the Bear Garden.
Elizabethan Theater, Inn-yards and Playhouses.