AS YOU LIKE IT op.347 (April 1985)

Songs and incidental music for a production of the play at the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatre in Stratford, directed by Adrian Noble
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Commissioned by: The Royal Shakespeare Company
Instrumentation: Theatre ensemble
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Duration: 40 mins
First Performance: Stratford April 1985
Recordings Available
'Sweet Swan of Avon' English Serenata, Meridian CDE 84301

Notes

Director: Adrian Noble, designer Bob Crowley

Howard later extended and adapted some of the songs from this production to create the concert song-cycle 'Shakespeare Songs'

Related Works


'SHAKESPEARE SONGS (for tenor and string quartet)' op.378 (July 1987) (Audio Sample Available)
A song-cycle
'WEDDING MARCH' op.397 (June 1989)
An organ voluntary, based on music for the Wedding Hymn composed for 'As you like it' for the RSC
'SHAKESPEARE SONGS FOR MEZZO-SOPRANO' op.414 (June 1990)
Arrangement in D major by the composer transposed from the original for tenor and string quartet in E

Related Autobiography Chapters


RSC's 'As you like it' and 'Diversions' with Maurice Gendron in Grez-sur-Loing (1985)

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