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 FOR ORGAN' 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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