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Shakespeare in the Heilbrun Music & Media Library: A Guide to Audio and Visual Resources: Tragedies

A curated list of audio and video recordings of Shakespeare's plays available for check-out in the Marian K. Heilbrun Music and Media Library

Tragedies in the Collection

"My salad days, when I was green in judgment."  - Antony and Cleopatra

How now, ye ratcatchers* and robustious periwigpated fellows!** Want to see and hear more mellifluous monikers and pithy aphorisms from Shakespeare's tragedies? If so, check out the titles listed below. By clicking on a link, you will be taken to the catalog record in discoverE where you can find bibliographical information for each item as well as call numbers and availability details.

 

* Romeo and Juliet

** Hamlet

Tragedies in the DVD-Lend Collection

From the DVD-LEND Collection:

Antony and Cleopatra

  • Antony and Cleopatra (1981)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller. 
  • Antony and Cleopatra (1983)
    • Bard Productions presents ; produced by Ken Campbell ; directed by Lawrence Carra. 

Coriolanus

  • Coriolanus (1987)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Shaun Sutton ; director, Elijah Moshinsky. 
  • Coriolanus (2011)
    • directed by Ralph Fiennes ; screenplay by John Logan ; produced by Ralph Fiennes [and others]

Cymbeline

  • Cymbeline (1982)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Shaun Sutton ; director, Elijah Moshinsky. 

Hamlet

  • Brook by Brook an intimate portrait (2005)
    • a film by Simon Brook ; written in collaboration with Fabienne Pascaud, Josie Miljevic ; produced by AGAT Films & Cie, ARTE France, BBC Worldwide, BBC, Nippon Hoso Kyokai. The tragedy of Hamlet / BBC [and others] present ; adapted and directed by Peter Brook in collaboration with Marie-Helene Estienne ; producer, Yvon Davis. 
  • Gamlet (1964)
    • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964 by Lenfilʹm. Based on the tragedy by Shakespeare. A foreign film (Soviet Union). 
  • Gamlet Hamlet (1964)
    • Based on the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare and translated into Russian by Boris Pasternak. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
  • Hamlet (1980)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Rodney Bennett.
  • Hamlet (1996)
    • Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh. 
  • Hamlet (2001)
    • Miramax Films ; Double A Films ; screenplay adaptation directed by Michael Almereyda ; produced by Andrew Fierberg and Amy Hobby. 
  • Hamlet (2001)
    • by William Shakespeare ; directed by Kevin Kline and Kirk Browning ; produced by Kimberly Myers. 
  • Hamlet (1948)
    • by William Shakespeare ; Two Cities Films. Stars Laurence Olivier.
  • Hamlet (1990)
    • Warner Bros. and Nelson Entertainment present an Icon production ; a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Dyson Lovell ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli. 
  • Hamlet (1999)
    • Paul Brownstein Productions ; directed by Sir John Gielgud ; produced for the screen by William Sargent & Alfred W. Crown.
  • Hamlet opera in five acts (2004)
    • Gran Teatre del Liceu ; [music by] Ambroise Thomas ; libretto [by] Jules Barbier & Michel Carré, after Shakespeare ; stage directors, Patrice Caurier & Moshe Leiser ; video director, Toni Bargalló. 
  • The Lion King (1994)
    • Walt Disney Pictures presents ; directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff ; produced by Don Hahn ; screenplay by Irene Mecchi and Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton. 
  • A Walk in the Night (online resource) (1998)
    • In the fictional anthology ''A Walk in the Night and Other Stories'', author Alex La Guma shines a light on the trials of apartheid Africa.
  • Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (The Bad Sleep Well) (1960)
    • Toho Co., Ltd. and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Akira Kurosawa, Ryuzo Kikushima and Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
  • Ximalaya wang zi ; 喜瑪拉雅王子 (Prince of the Himalayas) (2006)
    • hanghai Film Group, Shanghai Film Studios ; Hus Entertainment present a Sherwwod Hu film ; presented by Ren Zhonglun, Zhen Youping ; produced by Sherwood Hu, Yin, Jianhua ; screenplay by Sherwood Hu, Trashi Dawa, Dorje Tsering Chenaktsang ; directed by Sherwood Hu.

Julius Caesar

  • Cesare deve morire (Ceasar Must Die) (2012)
    •  Sacher Distribuzione ; Grazia Volpi presenta una produzione Kaos Cinematografica, in associazione con Stemal Entertainment, Le Talee, La Ribalta, Centro Studi Enrico Maria Salerno ; in collaborazione con Rai Cinema ; soggetto e sceneggiature di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani ; produttore esecutivo, Donatella Palermo ; prodotto da Grazia Volpi ; regia, Paolo e Vittorio Taviani.
  • Giulio Cesare opera in three acts (2006)
    • libretto, Nicola Haym, after Giovanni Francesco Bussani's Giulio Cesare in Egitto ; music by Georg Frideric Handel ; from Glyndebourne. 
  • Julius Caesar (1978)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Herbert Wise. 
  • Me and Orson Welles (2009)
    • CinemaNX and Isle of Man Film in association with FrameStore Features and Hart/Lunsford Pictures present a CinemaNX and Detour Filmproduction ; a Richard Linklater film ; directed by Richard Linklater ; produced by Richard Linklater, Marc Samuelson, Ann Carli ; screenplay by Holly Gent Palmo & Vince Palmo. 
  • William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (1953)
    • Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; produced by John Houseman ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. 
  • William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (1970)
    • Commonwealth United presents a Peter Snell production ; adapted for the screen by Robert Furnival ; produced by Peter Snell ; directed by Stuart Burge.

King Lear

  • Dogme 4 the king is alive (2000)
    • IFC Films ; Newmarket and Good Machine International, Inc. present a Zoetrope Entertainment 5 production ; Dogme 95 ; screenplay written by Kristian Levring, Anders Thomas Jensen ; producers, Patricia Kruijer, Vibeke Windeløv ; director, Kristian Levring. 
  • King Lear (1983)
    • Videodisc release of the 1983 television broadcast.  Special features include character descriptions, plot summary, scene-by-scene outline, William Shakespeare biography, Laurence Olivier biography & filmography. 
  • King Lear (1980)
    • by William Shakespeare ; a presentation of the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jonathan Miller. 
  • King Lear (2001)
    • by William Shakespeare ; New York Shakespeare Festival Production ; produced by Joseph Papp ; directed by Edwin Sherin. 
  • King Lear (1998)
    • by William Shakespeare ; New York Shakespeare Festival Production ; produced by Joseph Papp ; directed by Edwin Sherin. 
  • King Lear the historic Omnibus production (1953)
    • The TV-Radio Workshop of the Ford Foundation ; Peter Brook's production [of the play] by William Shakespeare ; producer, Fred Rickey ; director, Andrew McCullough. 
  • Korolʹ Lir (1970)
    • Videodisc release of the 1970 Russian motion picture produced by Lenfilm Studios.  Based on the tragedy by Shakespeare. 
  • Ran  (1985)
    • Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa ; Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. and Greenwich Film Production.
  • Король Лир King Lear (1970)
    • Based on a translation of Shakespeare's King Lear by Boris Pasternak. 
      Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970. 

Macbeth

  • Kumonosu-jō (1957)
    • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Kurosawa Akira, Motoki Sojiro ; kyakuhon, Ōguni Hideo, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira. 
  • Macbeth (1982)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Shaun Sutton ; director, Jack Gold. 
  • Macbeth (2013)
    • by William Shakespeare ; Globe on Screen presents ; director, Eve Best ; screen director, Sue Judd ; producers, Lotte Buchan, Helen Hillman. 
  • Macbeth (2006)
    • Film Finance Corporation Australia in association with Film Victoria, Arclight Films and Paradigm Hyde Films present a Mushroom Pictures production ; adapted from William Shakespeare's play by Geoffrey Wright and Victoria Hill ; produced by Martin Fabinyi ; directed by Geoffrey Wright. 
  • Macbeth (1948)
    • a Republic picture ; Charles K. Feldman presents a Mercury production by Orson Welles ; [written] by William Shakespeare ; directed by Orson Welles. 
  • Macbeth (1984)
    • the Bolshoi Theatre ; choreographed, written, and staged by Vladimir Vasiliev ; music by Kirill Molchanov [direction, Nelli Shevcheno, i.e. Shevchenko]. 
  • Macbeth (2005)
    • by Giuseppe Verdi ; from the Gran Teatre del Liceum ; a Gran Teatre del Liceu Opus Arte production.
  • Maqbool (2003)
    • Kaleidoscope Entertainment PVT. LTD ; Vishal Bharadwaj Picture PVT. LTD. ; a Kaleidoscope Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. production in association with Vishal Bharadwaj Pictures Pvt. Ltd. ; screenplay, Abbas Tyrewala, Vishal Bhardwaj ; lyrics, Gulzar ; music, Vishal Bhardwaj ; producer, Bobby Bedi ; director, Vishal Bardwaj. 
  • A performance of Macbeth (1978)
    • Thames [Television] ; Trevor Nunn's production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced and conceived ... by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson. 
  • The tragedy of Macbeth (1971)
    • Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; executive producer, Hugh M. Hefner ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski. 
  • Scotland, Pa (2002)
    • Abandon Pictures presents in association with Veto Chip Productions and Paddy Wagon Productions ; produced by Richard Shepard, Jonathan Stern ; written and directed by Billy Morrissette. 
  • Kumonosujō (1957)
    • Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Kurosawa Akira, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira. 

Othello 

  • "O" (2001)
    • a Chickie the Cop production in association with Daniel Fried Productions and Rhulen Entertainment ; a film by Tim Blake Nelson ; producers, Eric Gitter, Daniel L. Fried, Anthony Rhulen ; screenplay writer, Brad Kaaya ; director, Tim Blake Nelson. 
  • Omkara (2006)
    • Shemaroo Entertainment Infinite Films presents ; a Vishal Bhardwaj adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello ; a Shemaroo Films presentation ; screenplay, Vishal Bhardwaj, Robin Bhatt, Abhishek Chaubey ; producer, Kumar Mangat. 
  • Otello (1986) 
    • a Golan-Globus production ; a Franco Zeffirelli film ; libretto, Arrigo Boito ; adapted for the screen by Franco Zeffirelli and Masolino D'Amico. 
  • Otello (2004)
    • The Metropolitan Opera presents ; by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Arrigo Boito, after the play by Shakespeare ; production, Elijah Moshinsky ; stage director, David Kneuss. 
  • Othello (1995)
    • Warner Bros. Pictures ; Castle Rock Entertainment presents a Dakota Films/Imminent Films production ; directed by Oliver Parker ; adapted for the screen by Oliver Parker ; produced by Luc Roeg and David Barron ; released by Columbia Pictures. 
  • Othello (1981)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Jonathan Miller, Cedric Messina. 
  • Othello (1922)
    • Ben Blumenthal presents ; directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki. 
  • Othello (1952)
    • a restored version of a film produced, directed and written by Orson Welles. 
  • Othello (1990)
    • Primetime Television presents the Royal Shakespeare production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Greg Smith ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Primetime Television production for BBC Television. 
  • Othello (1965)
    • Warner Bros. Pictures presents a B.H.E. production for the National Theatre of Great Britain ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan, John Brabourne ; directed by Stuart Burge. 
  • Thunderbolt (online resource) (2000)
    • A story from the burgeoning video industry of Nigeria combines melodrama and issues of ethnicity, gender, culture and identity in post-colonial Africa.
  • The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1952)
    • Bard Productions, Ltd. presents ; directed by Franklin Melton ; produced by Jack Nakano. 

 

Romeo and Juliet

  • Romeo and Juliet (1936)
    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by George Cukor ; arranged for the screen by Talbot Jennings.
  • Romeo and Juliet (1968)
    • A Paramount Picture ; a BHE film ; Franco Zeffirelli's production of William Shakespeare's ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan, John Brabourne ; screenplay, Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli. 
  • Romeo and Juliet (1976)
    • by William Shakespeare ; director, Michael Morrow ; producer, Francis Coleman ; director, Joan Kemp-Welch ; [Thames]. 
  • Romeo and Juliet (1966)
    • produced and directed by Paul Czinner. 
  • Romeo and Juliet (2000)
    • RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, La Scala Opera House, EuroArts Entertainment present ; music, Sergej Prokoviev ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; produced by Niní Perno ; directed by Tina Protasoni.  
  • Romeo and Juliet a film-ballet (1954)
    • Sovexportfilm presents a Mosfilm production ; script and direction, L. Arnstam, L. Lavrovsky ; music, S. Prokofiev ; choreography, L. Lavrovsky. 
  • Romeo and Juliet (1978)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; producer, Cedric Messina ; director, Alvin Rakoff. 
  • Romeo and Juliet (1989)
    • music by Sergei Prokofiev ; scenario by Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov, Adrian Piotrovsky ; revised scenario, Yuri Grigorovich, based upon the play by William Shakespeare ; original choreography by Leonid Lavrosky ; revised choreography by Yuri Grigorovich ; an NHK Enterprises Inc., Videofilm / Bolshoi Theatre production. 
  • Romeo must Die (2000)
    • Warner Bros. presents a Silver Pictures production ; story by Mitchell Kapner ; screenplay by Eric Bernt and John Jarrell ; produced by Joel Silver and Jim Van Wyck ; directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. 
  • West Side Story  (1961)
    • directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; a Robert Wise production ; choreography by Jerome Robbins. 
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (1997)
    • Twentieth Century Fox presents a Baz Luhrmann production ; screenplay by Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann ; produced by Gabriella Martinelli, Baz Luhrmann. 

Timon of Athens

  • Timon of Athens (1984)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller. 

Titus Andronicus

  • Titus (1999)
    • Fox Searchlight Pictures and Clear Blue Sky Productions present ; in association with Overseas Film Group ; a Urania Pictures and NDF International Production ; a film by Julie Taymor ; screenplay by Julie Taymor ; produced by Conchita Airoldi, Julie Taymor, Jody Patton ; directed by Julie Taymor. 
  • Titus Andronicus (1985)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broaodcasting Corporation ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jane Howell. 
  • Titus Andronicus (2014)
    • by William Shakespeare ; directed for the stage by Lucy Bailey ; directed for the screen by Ian Russell.

Troilus and Cressida

  • Troilus and Cressida (1981)
    • by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller. 

Multi-work sets / Works based on multiple plays

  • Shakespeare uncovered (2013)
    • producer, Richard Denton ; series producer, Bill O'Donnell ; produced by Blakeway Productions, 116 Films, and Thirteen ; in association with the BBC and Shakespeare's Globe and ITV Global Entertainment Limited. 
  • Silent Shakespeare (1899)
    • King John (Britain, 1899, 3 min.) / directed by Walter Pfeffer Dando...[et al.] -- The Tempest (Britain, 1908, 12 min.) / directed by Percy Stow -- A Midsummer night's dream (USA, 1909, 11 min.) / directed by James Stuart Blackton and Charles Kent -- King Lear (Italy, 1910, 16 min.) / directed by Gerolamo Lo Savio -- Twelfth Night (USA, 1910, 13 min) / directed by Charles Kent, produced by J. Stuart Blackton -- The Merchant of Venice (Italy, 1910, 10 min.) / directed by Gerolamo Lo Savio -- Richard III (Britain, 1911, 22 min.) 
  • Shakespeare in love (1998)
    • Miramax Films and Universal Pictures ; the Bedford Falls Company present ; directed by John Madden ; written by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard ; produced by David Parfitt, Donna Gigliotti, Harvey Weinstein ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marc Norman ; a film by John Madden. 
  • Shakespeare retold (2005)
    • 2 Entertain ; BBC ; produced in association with Horsebridge Productions Limited ; BBC Drama & Northern Ireland. 
  • Studio One anthology (1995)
    • Originally produced as 17 episodes of the television program Studio One in 1948-1956. 

 

Tragedies in the CD Collection

From the CD Collection:

Antony and Cleopatra

  • Antony & Cleopatra (1984)
    • "An opera in three acts, based on the text of William Shakespeare"--T.p. of enclosed libretto. Libretto originally adapted from Shakespeare's play by Franco Zeffirelli and rev. by Gian Carlo Menotti; music rev. by the composer. At head of title: Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc. Historical notes on the opera by Richard Dyer, libretto, bibliography, and discography laid in container.  Analog recording. 
  • William Shakespeare's Antony & Cleopatra (2003)
    • "A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list in container. Estelle Kohler (Cleopatra), Ciaran Hinds (Mark Antony), Ian Hughes (Octavius Caesar), David Burke (Domitius Enobarbus)

Coriolanus

  • William Shakespeare's Coriolanus (2003)
    • "A companion to The Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Plot summary and complete cast list ([1] folded sheet) inserted in container. Rupert Graves (Richard II), Julian Glover (Bolingbroke), John Wood (John of Gaunt), Isla Blair, John Nettleton, Rupert Penry-Jones.

Cymbeline

  • William Shakespeare's Cymbeline (2003)
    • Compact discs, unabridged, dramatized. "A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list in container. Sophie Thompson (Imogen), Ben Porter (Posthumus), Jack Shepherd (Cymbeline), Suzanne Bertish (Queen), Stephen Mangan (Cloten), Ron Cook (Iachimo).

Hamlet

  • Hamlet (1993)
    • Opera in 5 acts; libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier, after Shakespeare. Sung in French. Edition performed: Heugel. Appendices include the so-called "Covent Garden" finale, an additional duet (Act II, no. 8), and the ballet. Notes by André Tubeuf in French, Elizabeth Forbes in English, and Annegret Fauser in German, synopses in the same languages, and libretto in French with English translation (120 p. : ill.) included. 
  • Hamlet 1932 ; Hamlet 1954 ; King Lear 1941 (1932/1941/1954)
    • Incidental music for stage productions of Shakespeare's plays, in part for voice and orchestra; some selections orchestrated by Gerard McBurney. The 1st and 3rd selections include the complete incidental music; the 2nd selection includes only the Gigue and finale, added for that 1954 production. Durations: 44:56; 3:08; 24:58. Biographical and program notes by Gerard McBurney, and English translations of the vocal texts ([14] p.) inserted in container. 
  • Hamlet after Shakespeare (1987)
    • Notes in Japanese and English (8 p.) inserted in container. Alfred Reed, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
  • Die Hamletmaschine (1987)
    • Opera; sung in German. Additional number on container: 286 195-2. Distributor from label on container. Libretto based on text by Heiner Müller. Ed. recorded: Wien : Universal Edition. Notes by the composer in German with English translation and libretto in German in container. 
  • Symphony no. 1 Hamlet overture (1996)
    • "This recording is made in cooperation with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation"--Container. Durations: 35:52; 10:05; 14:46. Program notes in English, German and French  inserted in container.
  • William Shakespeare's Hamlet (2003)
    • "A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list in container. Simon Russell Beale (Hamlet), Imogen Stubbs (Ophelia), Jane Lapotaire (Gertrude), Bob Peck (Claudius), Norman Rodway (Polonius).

Julius Caesar

  • Julius Caesar (1996)
    • Recording previously released, c1964. Sir Ralph Richardson, Anthony Quayle, Alan Bates and John Mills with supporting cast ; Howard Sackler, director.
  • Julius Caesar (1995)
    • Orchestral reconstruction by Daniel Robbins. Program notes by Tony Thomas and Douglass Fake inserted in container.
  • William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (2003)
    • "Recordings are based on the Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Insert contains a brief summary of each scene. Michael Feast (Julius Caesar), John Bowe (Brutus), Adrian Lester (Mark Antony), Geoffrey Whitehead (Cassius), Estelle Kohler (Portia), Jonathan Tayler (Octavius), Shirley Dixon (Calphurnia), Keith Drinkel (Casca), Bill Homewood (Flavius), Will Keen (Marullus), Sean Baker (Pindarus), Nicholas Murchie (Lucilius), Paul Goodwin (Artemidorus), John Dallimore (Cinna the Poet), David King (Soothsayer).

King Lear

  • Hamlet 1932 ; Hamlet 1954 ; King Lear 1941 (1932/19411954)
    • Incidental music for stage productions of Shakespeare's plays, in part for voice and orchestra; some selections orchestrated by Gerard McBurney. The 1st and 3rd selections include the complete incidental music; the 2nd selection includes only the Gigue and finale, added for that 1954 production. Durations: 44:56; 3:08; 24:58. Biographical and program notes by Gerard McBurney, and English translations of the vocal texts inserted in container. 
  • Lear (2000)
    • Deutsche Grammophon: Opera in 2 parts. Libretto adapted from Shakespeare's tragedy by Claus H. Henneberg. Ed. recorded: B. Schott's Söhne. Originally released in 1979 as analog discs Deutsche Grammophon. Program notes by Fischer-Dieskau and Reimann and synopsis by Henneberg, in German with English and French translations, and libretto with English translation in container.
  • William Shakespeare's King Lear (2003)
    • "Recordings are based on the Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Insert contains a brief summary of each scene. Trevor Peacock (Lear), Clive Merrison (Gloucester), Anton Lesser (Kent), Penny Downie (Goneril), Samantha Bond (Regan), Julia Ford (Cordelia), Gerard Murphy (Edmund), David Tennant (Edgar), John Rogan (Fool), David Horovitch (Albany), Rob Edwards (Cornwall), Jonathan Tafler (Oswald), Clifford Rose (Gentleman), John McAndrew (France), Christopher Gee (Burgundy), David Shaw Parker (Old man), Alex Lowe (Knight). 

Macbeth

  • Macbeth (1996)
    • Play, starring Anthony Quayle, Gwen Ffrangçon-Davies, Rachel Roberts, Stanley Holloway, Ian Holm, Alec McCowen ; Howard Sackler, director.
  • Macbeth (1984)
    • Opera in 4 acts. Sung in Italian. Booklet with program notes by Pierluigi Petrobelli, synopsis by Marisa di Gregorio Casati, libretto by Frencesco Maria Piave after Shakespeare, and biographical notes on the performers, all in Italian with English, French and German translations inserted. Also issued as disc and cassette.
  • Macbeth (2003)
    • Melodramma in four parts. Performed in the original 1847 version--C.f. notes. Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave with changes by Andrea Maffei, based on Shakespeare's Macbeth. "In association with Peter Moores Foundation" Program notes and synopses in English, Italian, French and German, and text in Italian with English, French and German translations. 
  • Richard III & Macbeth (1991)
    • Motion picture music (1st and 3rd works) and incidental music for the play (2nd work). Words in English. Durations : 43:53; 5:53; 10:31. Program notes by Christopher Palmer in English with French and German translations in container. 
  • William Shakespeare's Macbeth (2003)
    • "Recordings are based on the Complete Pelican Shakespeare" Plot summary and complete cast list inserted in container. Hugh Ross (Macbeth), Harriet Walter (Lady Macbeth), John Bowe (Banquo), Gary Bakewell (Macduff), Mark Bonnar (Malcolm), Denys Hawthorne (Duncan), Shirley Dixon (First witch), Margaret Robertson (Second witch), Maureen Beattie (Third witch), David Tennant (Porter), Sean Baker (Ross), Gavin Muir (Siward), Peter England (Fleance), Michael Deacon (Old man). 

Othello

  • The battle of Stalingrad Othello (1993)
    • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra ; Adriano, conductor.
  • Otello (1992)
    • Opera excerpts. Libretto by Arrigo Boito, after the play by William Shakespeare. Previously released material. Program notes by David Hamilton, and libretto with English translation laid in container. Also issued on 2 sound cassettes. 
  • Otello (1999)
    • Opera in three acts. Contains bonus tracks including the alternative Act 3 'happy ending.' Libretto by Francesco Berio di Salsa, based on: Othello / W. Shakespeare. Historical notes, synopsis, and Italian text with English translation (200 p. : ill.) laid in container.
  • Otello (1985)
    • Originally issued as a long playing disc in 1978; reissued as a compact disc in 1985. 
      Program notes by G. Marek, synopsis, and libretto with English translation (111 p. : ill.) laid in container. 
  • Otello (1998)
    • Opera in 4 acts ; sung in Italian. Previously issued by RCA Red Seal in 1978. Synopsis, and libretto with English translation (128 p. : ill., ports.) laid in container. 
  • Otello (1993)
    • Libretto by A. Boito based on: Othello / W. Shakespeare. Compact discs. Synopsis in English, French, German, and Italian (18 p.) inserted in container. 
  • Otello (1988)
    • Opera in 4 acts; sung in Italian. Libretto by Arrigo Boito, after Shakespeare's Othello. 
      Originally released as: Angel SCLX-3809 (1974) Program notes by Charles Osborne in English with German translation & by Maurice Tassart in French, and libretto in Italian (79 p. : ill.) laid in container. 
  • Otello (1993)
    • Philips: 432 456-2 (432 457-2--432 458-2). Opera in three acts; sung in Italian. Libretto by Francesco Maria Berio, based on the play by Shakespeare. Program notes by Philip Gossett and synopsis, and Italian libretto with English translation (80 p. : ports.) in container. 
  • Otello (1991) 
    • Opera in 4 acts. Sung in Italian. Libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's Othello. Program notes, synopsis, and biography of the conductor in English, French, German, and Italian (39 p.), and libretto in English and Italian (87 p.) in container.
  • Othello (1998)
    • Besides all 5 acts of Shakespeare's Othello, this set contain excerpts from Sanders of the river from the Shell Chateau radio broadcast. Program notes by Greg Gormick on container insert. 
  • William Shakespeare's Othello (2003)
    • "A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list in container. 

Romeo & Juliet

  • Music for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1998)
    • The 1st work a suite for orchestra; In memoriam for orchestra. Title from container; correct order of works: Diamond, Moore, Koussevitzky, Porter. Program and biographical notes (8 p.) in container. 
  • Romeo & Juliette (1984)
    • Opera in 5 acts with libretto by J. Barbier and M. Carré, after the play by Shakespeare. Sung in French. Compact discs. Program and biographical notes, synopsis, and libretto in French with English translation (48 p. : ill.) included. 
  • Romeo & Juliette Symphonie funebre et triomphale (1986)
    • 1st work a dramatic symphony for soloists, chorus, and orchestra; 2nd work for band with optional strings and chorus (final movement). Both works sung in French. Text of the 1st work by Emile Deschamps after Shakespeare; text of the 2nd work by Antony Deschamps. Program notes by John Warrack and synopsis in English with German and French translations and French texts with English and German translations (68 p. : ports.) in container. 
  • Romeo & Juliet original soundtrack album (1968)
    • Based on Shakespeare's play. Program notes and synopsis on container. Starring Olivia Hussey, Leonard Whiting, and Milo O'Shea, with supporting cast ; music by Nino Rota ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli.
  • Romeo & Juliet selection (1983)
    • Program notes in English with French and German translations (12 p.) inserted in container. Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Georg Solti, conductor. 
  • Romeo & Juliette (1998)
    • Dramatic symphony, for solo voices (MzTB), chorus, and orchestra. Includes the 1839 and 1846 versions of the score; the 2nd prologue orchestrated by Oliver Knussen. Program notes in English and libretto with English translation (39 p. : facsims., ports.) laid in container. 
  • Sinfonia concertante op.125 (1987)
    • The 2nd work is from a ballet. Program notes by Noël Goodwin and biographical notes on the performers laid in container. Raphael Wallfisch, violoncello ; Scottish National Orchestra ; Neeme Järvi, conductor. 
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (2003)
    • "A companion to the Complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list. 

Timon of Athens

  • William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens (2003)
    • "A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container. Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list in container. 

Titus Andronicus

Troilus and Cressida

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