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    Inspiration from Shakespeare

    Tchaikovsky was a Shakespeare fan. If you don’t believe it, just consider the number of his works inspired by the Bard: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasia, Hamlet Overture-Fantasia, Incidental music to Hamlet, and The TempestFantasia. Shakespeare has always inspired composers, including Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Britten and Thomas Adès. Tchaikovsky’s The Tempest was suggested by Vladimir Stassov. He […]

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