MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING : A Korngold Anniversary

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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING : A Korngold Anniversary

Post by brendan g carroll » Fri May 01, 2020 7:42 am

This month marks the centenary of the world premiere of Korngold's delightful incidental music for Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and, lockdown notwithstanding, I have written an extended article detailing its history for the Museum of Music History in London.

This is published online, today and the link is below.

It includes a number of rare images and a rare recording from my collection of Korngold himself conducting the overture: ... 385&iotm=1

Elsewhere on this site you can also find a link to the film of the complete production of Much Ado about Nothing in 2012, from the University of North Carolina conducted by John Mauceri on the "Annuncements" page:
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