Basic Details

Title
Shakespeare Songs
Availability
Available
Category
Vocal (Solo or Small Ensemble)
Instrumentation
voice-pft
Duration
4'
Publisher
Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Edition/Catalog #
HL 00228102
Member Works
  1. Was This Fair Face the Cause? (1957)
  2. Take, O Take Those Lips Away (1956)
  3. Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred (1957)
  4. Pardon, Goddess of the Night (1957)
  5. Sigh No More, Ladies (1957)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1961 Southern Music Publishing Co.; ©1989 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed
1956-57
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
V27[A-B]
Meckna Number
W139

Additional Info

Texts
William Shakespeare
Related Persons

Attachments

Related Works

Shakespeare Songs - Related Works

Shakespeare Songs (1956-57; W139) for voice and piano including member works:

1. Was This Fair Face the Cause? (from "All's Well That Ends Well")

2. Take, O Take Those Lips Away (from incidental music to "Measure for Measure"; 1956; See W341)

3. Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred (from incidental music to "The Merchant of Venice"; 1957; See W343)

4. Pardon, Goddess of the Night (from incidental music to "Much Ado About Nothing"; 1957; See W344)

5. Sigh No More, Ladies (from incidental music to "Much Ado About Nothing"; 1957; See W344)

Each member work also published in both "Collected Songs for High Voice" and "Collected Songs for Low Voice"