Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation

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How did Shakespeare’s poetry and plays sound to the audiences of his day? In this recording, a company of actors recite five sonnets and perform excerpts from 19 plays, including less-familiar scenes along with famous speeches such as Henry V’s ‘Once more unto the breach’ and Macbeth’s ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me?’ Using the pronunciation of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, the performances reveal new rhymes, new puns and jokes and new meanings. 1 CD 75mins

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Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation

Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation

Speeches and Scenes Performed as Shakespeare would have heard them

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How did Shakespeare’s poetry and plays sound to the audiences of his day? In this recording, a company of actors recite five sonnets and perform excerpts from 19 plays, including less-familiar scenes along with famous speeches such as Henry V’s ‘Once more unto the breach’ and Macbeth’s ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me?’ Using the pronunciation of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, the performances reveal new rhymes, new puns and jokes and new meanings. 1 CD 75mins

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