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From the Archives - Shakespeare in music

Many orchestral works inspired by Shakespeare are for huge orchestral forces, but this week hear two works by American composers that are equally inspired but expressed in smaller forms.

Compositions and Recordings

Tempest Fantasy
by Paul Moravec
Trio Solisti and David Krakauer

Music to Romeo and Juliet
by David Diamond
Gerard Schwarz with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

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