• Rufus Wainwright
  • Five Shakespeare Sonnets

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

These five sonnets for voice and orchestra form a 22 minute cycle.

  • voc + 3(III:pic).3(III:ca).3(III:bcl).3(III:cbn)/4.3.3.1/timp.2perc/pf(cel).hp/str
  • Voice
  • 22 min
  • William Shakespeare
  • English

Programme Note

Five Shakespeare Sonnets
On text of William Shakespeare

I               When Most I wink – Sonnet 43
II             A Woman’s Face – Sonnet 20
III            For Shame – Sonnet 10
Iv            Th’Expense of Spirit- Sonnet 129
V             Farewell Thou Art Too Dear – Sonnet 87

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