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"Scherzo" from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Music Based on Shakespeare
Probably no playwright has had more music based on his work than William Shakespeare. Felix Mendelssohn, Henry Purcell, Hector Berlioz, Giuseppe Verdi are just a few of the composers who've been inspired by Shakespeare's plays.
1. William Shakespeare was a
2.At what age did Mendelssohn compose his Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream?
3. What other composer wrote music based on a Shakespeare play?
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