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For the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we bring you a guide to library resources by, about, and based on the works of Shakespeare and his legacy.

Compiled by David Snow, Sally Bauer, Eric Mortensen, Brien Weiner, and Jane Gottlieb.
August 2016

SHAKESPEARE PLAYS : EDITIONS AND FACSIMILES

KEY REFERENCE SOURCES

The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare / edited by Margreta de Grazia and Stanley Wells. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.  REF PR2894 C144d
A companion to Shakespeare / edited by David Scott Kastan. Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.  REF PR2894 C738k
The essential Shakespeare : an annotated bibliography of major modern studies / Larry S. Champion. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1986.  REF PR2884 .C358e
Shakespeare : select bibliographical guides / edited by Stanley Wells. London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1973.  REF PR2892 .W462s
Shakespeare and the musical stage : a guide to sources, studies, and first performances / Edward R. Hotaling. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1990. REF ML40 Sh15 H797s
A Shakespeare music catalogue / Bryan N.S. Gooch, David Thatcher. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1991.  REF ML40 Sh15 G59s
Shakespeare survey. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1948- REF PR2888 .C144s
Shakespeare's songbook / Ross W. Duffin. New York : W.W. Norton, 2004. REF ML40.Sh15 D874s
William Shakespeare : his world, his work, his influence / John F. Andrews, editor. New York : Scribner, 1985.  REF PR2976 .W67
William Shakespeare : the complete works / general editors, Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1986. REF PR2754 .W462

PERIODICALS

Shakespeare survey REF PR2888 .C144s
Shakespeare quarterly JSTOR

SELECTED SHAKESPEARE-INSPIRED MUSIC : VIDEO

Fairy queen / Purcell DVD 0186
Falstaff / Verdi DVD 0623
MetOpera
Hamlet / A. Thomas MetOpera
Kiss me, Kate / C. Porter DVD 0119
Macbeth / Verdi DVD 0185
MetOpera
Midsummer night's dream / Britten DVD 1081
Midsummer night's dream / Mendelssohn ; choreography, George Balanchine DVD 1220
Otello / Verdi MetOpera
Romeo and Juliet / Prokofiev DVD 0968
Tempest / Adès DVD 1135
MetOpera
West side story / Bernstein BLU-RAY 0015

SELECTED SHAKESPEARE-INSPIRED MUSIC : AUDIO

Antony and Cleopatra / Barber CD 6053
Béatrice et Bénédict / Berlioz CD 9803
Fairy queen / Purcell LP PURC
Falstaff / Elgar C8172
Falstaff / Salieri CD 10329
King Lear for brass quintet / Persichetti CD 522
Let us garlands bring / Finzi CD 1651
Macbeth / Bloch CD 7410
Midsummer night's dream / Mendelssohn CD 324
Much ado about nothing : suite, op. 11 / Korngold CD 3710
Music from Shakespeare : Juilliard Historical Performance  JMEDIA
Ophelia-Lieder / Brahms CD 18854
Otello / Rossini C5979
Othello overture / Dvoƙák NAXOS
Roi Lear / Debussy CD 797
Romeo and Juliet / Prokofiev CD 14454
Roméo et Juliette / Berlioz CD 3409
Romeo et Juliette (Fantasy-overture) / Tchaikovsky CD 2226
Serenade to music / Vaughan Williams NAXOS
Shakespeare's songbook NAXOS
Shakespeare inspired songs NAXOS
Shakespeare songs / Quilter CD 11169
Shakespeare songs / Vaughan Williams LP BERK
Songs from William Shakespeare / Stravinsky CD 18707
Tempest, Suite 1 / Sibelius NAXOS
Tempest, Suite 2 / Sibelius NAXOS