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Title Shakespeare Songs
Commercial Availability Status Available
Ensemble Type Vocal (Solo or Small Ensemble)

Voice and Piano

Duration 4
Current Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Edition Or Catalog Number HL 00228102

Cataloging Information

Copyright Date And Owner ©1961 Southern Music Publishing Co.; ©1989 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed 1956-57
Year Revised
First Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Year Published
Manuscript Source(s) Location


Cardell Number V27[A-B]
Meckna Number W139

Additional Notes & Comments

Instrumentation Notes
Research Notes

Text: (English) William Shakespeare

Cc: Movements

1. Was this Fair Face the Cause? (from "All's Well that Ends Well")

2. Take, O Take Those Lips Away (from "Measure for Measure")

3. Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred (from "The Merchant of Venice")

4. Pardon, Goddess of the Night (from "Much Ado about Nothing")

5. Sigh No More, Ladies (from "Much Ago about Nothing")

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