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Re: Lear's Reflections, et cetera
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2363  Monday, 02 December 2002

[1]     From:   Alex Went <
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        Date:   Friday, 29 Nov 2002 15:26:13 -0000
        Subj:   RE: Lear's Reflections - Prithee, remember the fool

[2]     From:   Martin Steward <
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        Date:   Friday, 29 Nov 2002 15:50:12 -0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2360 Lear's Reflections, et cetera


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From:           Alex Went <
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Date:           Friday, 29 Nov 2002 15:26:13 -0000
Subject: 13.2360 Lear's Reflections - Prithee, remember the
Comment:        RE: SHK 13.2360 Lear's Reflections - Prithee, remember the
fool

Musically, the most obvious and fascinating research is to be done on
the songs of the Fool. If it's music rather than lyrics which are of
interest, try Shostakovich's Ten Fool's Songs from King Lear. I seem to
recall that my fellow student Nick de Somogyi, influenced perhaps by
Christopher Ricks, attributed much of Bob Dylan's oeuvre to his reading
of Lear.

SHOSTAKOVICH:  From 

 

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