The Best Classical Music Inspired By Shakespeare
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The Best Classical Music Inspired By Shakespeare

It is a well-known fact that Shakespeare's influence spread well beyond his plays and far beyond idyllic Stratford-upon-Avon. He gave us new words like "fashionable" and "softhearted". He inspired figures…

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Who Is Peter Warlock?

Who is Peter Warlock? The name is probably not familiar to you, even if you are a self-proclaimed classical music buff. The short answer is Peter Warlock is Philip Heseltine.…

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11 Amazing Facts About Porgy and Bess
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11 Amazing Facts About Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess is one of George Gershwin's best-known works (along with Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris). It is an English-language folk opera featuring a cast of…

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