Shakespeare in Music (17)

Musical works inspired by Shakespeare

During the 16th century, Shakespeare's plays put the emphasis on music, which was an integral part of the performance. Fun fact: Shakespeare's plays got many echoes through the History of Music. Beethoven, Gounod, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Prokofiev and Shostakovich... Discover our (non-exhaustive but yet quite big!) list of works inspired by the British writer, who died almost 400 years ago.

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