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brawl

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music.

Old Eng. name for branle. 4th movt. of Lambert's Summer's Last Will and Testament (1932–5) is called ‘Brawles’.

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Carl Orff

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music.

(1895–1982)

German composer whose works include incidental music (1939) for A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Carman's Whistle

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Tune to be found, with variations by Byrd, in Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. It is that of a ballad pubd. 1592. A carman was a carter.

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Darius Milhaud

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music — Dance — Music.

(born 4 September 1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France, died 22 June 1974 in Geneva), composer.

Born of a distinguished Provençal Jewish

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Fairy Queen

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Semi-opera in five acts by Purcell to a libretto anonymously adapted from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (London, 1692). The score was lost by 1700 but was found in the library of...

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Fleance

Overview page. Subjects: Opera — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(Verdi: Macbeth). Silent. A child, son of Banquo, who manages to escape when his father is assassinated. Creator (1847) unknown. A famous Fleance was the 12‐year‐old George Christie, who...

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flute

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Indian Music — Music.

Any instrument sounded by a stream of air crossing a hole in either a tube or a vessel (e.g. the

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Iago

Overview page. Subjects: Opera — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

In Shakespeare's Othello (1602–4), the Machiavellian villain who as an apparently loyal subordinate so poisons Othello's mind that he kills his innocent wife and attempts to have her...

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John Frederick Lampe

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(c.1703–51)

German musician who wrote a new version of The Comick Masque of Pyramus and Thisbe, by Richard Leveridge, which was performed at Covent Garden in 1745.

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John Wilson

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(b Faversham, Kent, 1595; d Westminster, 1674).

Eng. composer, singer, lutenist, and viol‐player. Set some of Shakespeare's songs, and is thought to be the ‘Jack Wilson’ who acted...

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