Shakespeare at 450

Shakespeare at 450

Put the Bard's signature on your programming. Celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th anniversary during the 2013-14 season. Choose from the lists below: Orchestra and Soloist with Orchestra.

Ernst Bacon (1898-1990)

The Enchanted Isle (1945) 20'2222/4331/timp.perc/str

Granville Bantock (1868-1946)

Macbeth (1926) 12’3223/4331/timp.perc/hp/str

Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)

Suite: The Winter’s Tale, Op. 54 (1960) 16'2+pic.222/4231/timp.perc/hp/str

Francis Chagrin (1905-1972)

Renaissance Suite for Strings (1962) 8’str

Edward German (1862-1936)

As You Like It Masque (1896) 8'2(pic)122/2230/timp.perc/hp/strHamlet Symphonic Poem (1898) 24'3222/4231/timp.perc/hp/strHenry VIII: Three Dances (1892) 8'2(pic)222/2230/timp.perc/strMuch Ado About Nothing: Bourée & Gigue (1898)2222/2230/perc/hp/strMuch Ado About Nothing: Overture (1898) 7’2(pic)122/2230/timp.perc/hp/strRichard III Overture (1891) 9'2222/2230/timp.perc/strRomeo & Juliet Suite (1895) 17'2222/2230/timp.perc/str

Michael Gordon (b. 1956)

Romeo (1992) 8’0+2pic.121/2220/timp.perc/str

John Harbison (b. 1938)

Incidental Music from Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” (1971) 12'strAlternate: str5t

Robert Kurka (1921-1957)

Julius Caesar, A Symphonic Epilogue, Op. 28 9'2+pic.222/4221/timp/str

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Montagues and Capulets (from Romeo and Juliet. Suite No. 2), op.64 b (1946) 5'2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.perc/ and Juliet. Suite No. 1, Op. 64a (1936) 28' 333.tsx.3/42+cnt.31/timp.perc.glock.xyl/ and Juliet, Suite No. 2, op.64B (1936) 32'2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.perc/ and Juliet, Suite No. 3, op.101 (1946) 20'3333/4331/timp.perc.glock/ from the Ballet “Romeo and Juliet” (1982) 45'333.tsx.3/63+cnt.31/timp.perc.chm.glock.xyl/ by Rudolf Barshai

Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935)

A Solemn Overture (King Lear) (1997) 12'2(pic)33(bcl)3(cbn)/4331/timp/hp/str

Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

(K)ein Sommernachtstraum (Not after Shakespeare) (1985) 10'4(4pic).44(bcl).2/4.441/4[+]perc/[+].7)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Hamlet, Incidental Music to the Stage Production, op.32 a (1932) 20'1+pic.111/2211/timp.perc/strHamlet, Music from the Film, op.116 (1964)2+pic.222/4331/timp.perc.xyl/, Suite from the Film (Atovmian version), op.116 a (1964) 42'2+pic.222/4331/timp.perc.xyl/ by Levon AtovmianKing Lear, Suite from the film, op.137a (1940) 13'3222/4331/timp.perc.xyl/str

Peter Warlock (1894-1930)

Capriol Suites, based on tunes form Arbeau’s “Orchesographie” of 1588Capriol Suite, for Orchestra (1928) 9'2222/2231/side dm/strCapriol Suite, for Strings (1926) 9'strSoloist with Orchestra

Malcolm Arnold (b. 1921)

Cello Concerto “Shakespearian,” Op. 136 (1988) 25'Solo: Cello2(pic)222/4331/timp.1perc/str

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Antony and Cleopatra, Two Scenes, Op. 40 (rev. 1975) 16' Text: English; ShakespeareSolo: Soprano2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.perc/

Richard Rodney Bennett (b. 1936)

Sonnet Sequence (1974) 13'Text: William ShakespeareSolo: Tenorstr (min, max

Geoffrey Bush (b. 1920)

Twelfth Night (1950) 20'Solo: TenorSATB Chorus; 1110/1000/timp

Arne Nordheim (b. 1931)

Be not Afeard (1989) 8'Solo: Soprano, Baritone2222/1110/timp.3perc/hp/cel/epf/strSuite from “The Tempest” (1979) 40'Solo: Soprano & Baritone2(2pic)1+ca.1+bcl.1+cbn/1110/timp.3perc/cel.epf.hp/str/tp

Robert Xavier Rodríguez (b. 1946)

The Tempest (2000) 34'Text: English; Wes Sanders and the composer after ShakespeareSolo: puppeteers or actors (2-4 male voices, 1 female voice)3(3pic).2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4(conch shells).32+btbn.1/timp.3perc/pf(hpd).hp/str + bird songs on tape

Gunther Schuller (b. 1925)

Five Shakespearean Songs (1964) 15'Text: William ShakespeareSolo: Baritone2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.perc/

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Ten Songs of the Fool, Op. 58a (1940)2112/2211/timp.perc/pf/str

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910/19) 16'Solo: String QuartetDouble String Orchestra

Peter Warlock (1894-1930)

Capriol Suites, based on tunes form Arbeau’s “Orchesographie” of 1588Capriol Suite, for Guitar and String Orchestra (1926) 9'Solo: Guitarstrarr. by Patrick Russ

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