Tag Archives: Guy Woolfenden

Memories of Guy Woolfenden

I’ve just heard the sad news that the great Guy Woolfenden died on 15 April. For anyone who attended the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions from the 1960s to the 1990s Guy’s music was very often the soundtrack to the play. … Continue reading

Posted in Legacy, Shakespeare on Stage | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Memories of Guy Woolfenden

Music and musicians at the RSC

According to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s website, Shakespeare made over 2,000 references to music, included over 400 separate musical terms, and wrote around 100 songs to be performed in his plays. Music has been an essential component of performances at … Continue reading

Posted in Legacy, Stratford-upon-Avon | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments