Music Inspired by Shakespeare and Hamlet - Joachim, Kuhlau, Liszt, MacDowell, et al.

Audio Samples

>Kuhlau, Friedrich : William Shakespeare, Op. 74
>     Overture
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
>Liszt, Franz : Hamlet, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 104 (LW G22)
>Joachim, Joseph : Hamlet Overture for orchestra, Op 4
>MacDowell, Edward : Hamlet and Ophelia, Op. 22

Album Summary

>Kuhlau, Friedrich : William Shakespeare, Op. 74
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
>Liszt, Franz : Hamlet, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 104 (LW G22)
>Joachim, Joseph : Hamlet Overture for orchestra, Op 4
>MacDowell, Edward : Hamlet and Ophelia, Op. 22
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The plays of Shakespeare and their leading characters have been a rich vein of inspiration to composers over more than two centuries. With the exception of Kuhlau's overture based on Shakespeare's life, the works on this recording all involve Hamlet.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010).



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>Kuhlau, Friedrich : William Shakespeare, Op. 74 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ziva
  • Ensemble: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1826

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ziva
  • Ensemble: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Liszt, Franz : Hamlet, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 104 (LW G22)
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ziva
  • Ensemble: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1858

>Joachim, Joseph : Hamlet Overture for orchestra, Op 4
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ziva
  • Ensemble: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>MacDowell, Edward : Hamlet and Ophelia, Op. 22
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ziva
  • Ensemble: South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: ALSION, Sonderborg, Denmark (05/17/2010-05/22/2010)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1884-1885