Middlebury
header image

FYSE1132A-F13

Shakespeare and Music

Sounds and Sweet Airs: Shakespeare and Music
Shakespeare's plays are the stories we tell ourselves to explain to ourselves who we are. We have told them over and over, and they have proven to be infinitely adaptable to our needs. Composers, too, have been drawn to them from the beginning, adding their music to the music of Shakespeare's language. In this seminar we will study a number of plays, among them Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the operas, ballets, film scores, and symphonic works they have inspired from the 17th century to the present.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91980

Course

FYSE1132

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

FYSE1132A-F13 Seminar (Vitercik)