A musical interlude from the Ron Daniels production with Roger Rees as Hamlet. Frances Barber played Ophelia, Brian Blessed played Claudius, Kenneth Branagh played Laertes, and Virgina McKenna Gertrude. And way down the cast list was a young Cathy Tyson playing a ‘Lady’.
Description: chamber ensemble of 7 players
Duration (mins): 3
Genre: Chamber/Ensemble Works - Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Instrumentation: 2 descant recorders.treble recorder - perc(1): tabor - harp - keyboard - vlc
Commission Details: From incidental music written for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet'
First Performance: FP: 1984, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK: Royal Shakespeare Company/dir. Ron Daniels