For Shakespeare’s Birthday

Odd that some of the best settings of Shakespeare are by composers of the second and third rank.

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About rozkaveney

Middleaged, trans, novelist, poet, activist
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One Response to For Shakespeare’s Birthday

  1. papersky says:

    I’ve noticed that too. I think it might be the accompanist thing — the best accompanists are not the most accomplished players, but the ones who can best follow. Setting Shakespeare may have a similar dynamic.

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