music based on Shakespeare

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A great many musical works have been based on, and inspired by, Shakespeare's plays and poems. They include solo songs, part songs, cantatas, operas, incidental music for use in the theatre, concert overtures, symphonic poems, ballet scores, etc. Information about some of this music is given under the names of individual composers.

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