Shall I Compare Thee? is a collection of ten exquisite settings for mixed voices, specially commissioned to celebrate the four hundredth anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. The volume pays tribute to Britain's greatest writer, presenting a selection of his finest texts set to music by some of today's most accomplished choral composers.
- Variety of composers, including Bob Chilcott, Alan Bullard, Howard Skempton, Cecilia McDowall and Will Todd
- Accompanied and unaccompanied settings
- Well-known Shakespeare texts, including 'It was a lover and his lass', 'If music be the food of love', and 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?'
- Beautiful arrangement of Walton's 'Touch her soft lips and part'
- Moderate difficulty - ideal for adult and youth choirs