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The Head That Wears A Crown - Speeches for Royal Men by Shakespeare / Alan Cumming

Release Date: 04/30/2013 
Label:  Gpr Records   Catalog #: GPR40013  
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Alan is one of the most extraordinary artists of his generation. His range as an actor is altogether remarkable, and his Shakespeare is illuminated by his incredible musicality.

-- John Kander, Composer

1. O for a Muse of fire (Chorus from Henry V)
2. Now is the winter of our discontent (Richard III)
3. You common cry of curs! (Coriolanus)
4. I have been studying how I may compare This prison (Richard II)
5. Look here, upon this picture (Hamlet)
6. Mad world! mad kings! mad composition! (Bastard from King John)
7. If it were done when ‘tis done (Macbeth)
8. Go call the Earls of Surrey and of Warwick; (Henry IV from Henry IV Part 2)
9. Once
Read more more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; (Henry V)
10. To be, or not to be: that is the question; (Hamlet)
11. What must the king do now? (Richard II)
12. Methinks I am a prophet new inspired (John of Gaunt from Richard II)
13. Why, lords, what wrongs are these! (Saturninus from Titus Andronicus)
14. O that this too too sullied flesh would melt, (Hamlet)
15. Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, (Duke Senior from As You Like It)
16. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, (Macbeth)
17. What’s he that wishes so? (Henry V)
18. Hear, Nature, hear! (King Lear)
19. How all occasions do inform against me, (Hamlet)
20. Let me speak, sir, (Cranmer from Henry VIII)
21. If music be the food of love, play on; (Duke Orsino from Twelfth Night)
22. Now my charms are all o’erthrown, (Prospero from The Tempest Read less

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