Thomas, A.

HAMLET – Ambroise Thomas

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In English-speaking coun­tries it is gen­er­ally as dan­ger­ous to tam­per with Shake­speare, as it is to fid­dle with Goethe in Ger­many. But no one seems to have informed the French of this, and the last half of the 19th Cen­tury saw French com­posers turn­ing the sacred can­non of Shake­speare and Goethe into Read more