Thomas, A.

HAMLET – Ambroise Thomas


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