William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare: Head That Wears a Crown: Speeches for Royal Men By William Shakespeare

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Artist: William Shakespeare
Title: Head That Wears a Crown: Speeches for Royal Men By William Shakespeare
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Internationally acclaimed actor and Tony Award winner, Alan Cumming performs Shakespeare's most important and beloved royal speeches, including 'To be or not to be,' 'Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow,' 'Now is the winder of our discontent,' 'O that this too sullied flesh would melt' and more. All the speeches were personally chosen by Cumming. Michael Boyd adds, 'Cumming brings to Shakespeare the lyricism of a genuine singer, the sharp edge of a wicked comic, and the embodied intelligence of a major actor.'

Tracks:
1.1 Henry V: O for a Muse of Fire
1.2 King Richard III, Act 1: Richard: Now Is the Winter of Our Discontent
1.3 Coriolanus: You Common Cry of Curs!
1.4 Richard II: I Have Been Studying How I May Compare This Prison
1.5 Hamlet: Hamlet, Act 3: Look Here Upon This Picture
1.6 King John: Mad World! Mad Kings! Mad Composition!
1.7 MacBeth: If It Were Done When 'Tis Done
1.8 Henry IV Part 2: Go Call the Earls of Surrey and of Warwick
1.9 Henry V: Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Friends, Once More
1.10 Hamlet: Hamlet, Act 3: Hamlet: To Be, or Not to Be, That Is the Question
1.11 Richard II: What Must the King Do Now?
1.12 Richard II: Me Thinks I Am a Prophet New Inspired
1.13 Titus Andronicus: Why, Lords, What Wrongs Are These!
1.14 Hamlet: Hamlet, Act 1: Hamlet: O That This Too Too Solid Flesh
1.15 As You Like It: Now, My Co-Mates and Brothers in Exile
1.16 MacBeth: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
1.17 Henry V: What's He That Wishes So?
1.18 King Lear: Hear, Nature, Hear!
1.19 Hamlet: Hamlet, Act 4: How All Occasions Do Inform
1.20 Henry VIII: Let Me Speak, Sir
1.21 Twelfth Night: If Music Be the Food of Love, Play on
1.22 The Tempest: Now My Charms Are All O'Erthrown

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