operas based on Shakespeare's plays

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Many operas have been based on Shakespeare; there is an excellent survey by Winton Dean in Shakespeare in Music, edited by Phyllis Hartnoll (1964). Information in the present volume is given under the names of individual composers, e.g. BRITTEN, LORD; VERDI, GIUSEPPE.

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