Presentation on theme: "7. MACBETH. Date WrittenDate RangeFirst Published Shakespeares plays (conjectures of the best editors)(composition / performance) Othello16041598 - 16041623."— Presentation transcript:
Date WrittenDate RangeFirst Published Shakespeares plays (conjectures of the best editors)(composition / performance) Othello King Lear Macbeth Antony and Cleopatra Timon of Athens ?1623
Hautboys A1, sc6 (didascalia iniziale) (T59); A1, sc7 (didascalia iniziale) (T63); A4, sc1, (T143): MACBETH non ne riconosce il «noise»? Alarum A1, sc2 (didascalia iniziale) (T33); A5, sc6, did. finale; A5, sc7, ca. 23, 29, 37, 64 (ripetuto) (T195 segg.) Drum(s) A1, sc3, (T39): WITCHES e larrivo di MACBETH; A5, sc2, didascalia iniziale (T177), analoga a quella della sc4, sc5, sc6 Trumpets MACDUFF (A5, sc5, 9-10) trumpets Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath, Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death. Flourish A1, sc4 (didascalia iniziale) (T49); A1, sc4 (didascalia finale) (T53); A5, sc7, ca 64 (T199); A5, sc7, ca 88 (T201); A5, sc7, ca 124 (T201): fanfara finale Sennet A3, sc1 (didascalia dopo 11…) (T96) MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS IN SHAKESPEARES MACBETH
La «musica» delle TreStreghe A1, sc1, (T31) Fair is foul, and foul is fair ALL Fair is foul, and foul is fair:* HECATE [A4, sc1, (T137)] O well done! I commend your pains; And every one shall share i' the gains; sing And now about the cauldron sing, Live elves and fairies in a ring, Enchanting all that you put in. Music and a song: 'Black spirits,' & c HECATE retires A3, sc5, didascalia iniziale (T127)** Thunder Thunder. Enter the three Witches meeting HECATE A4, sc1, (T145) First Witch I'll charm the air to give a sound round I'll charm the air to give a sound, While you perform your antic round: That this great king may kindly say, Our duties did his welcome pay. A4, sc1, 1 segg (T135) hath mew'd whined cries First Witch Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd. Second Witch Thrice and once the hedge-pig whined. Third Witch Harpier cries 'Tis time, 'tis time. […] Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. ALL Double, double toil and trouble; * Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
A1, sc3, (T44) To the selfsame tune and words MACBETH Your children shall be kings. BANQUO You shall be king. MACBETH And thane of Cawdor too: went it not so? BANQUO To the selfsame tune and words. Who's here? A5, sc5, (T189) MACBETH Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more: it is a tale full of sound Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. A2, sc1, 52-55, (T63) Alarum'dthe wolf howl MACBETH witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate's offerings, and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf,* Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace. […] A bell rings bell knell I go, and it is done; the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan; for it is a knell ** That summons thee to heaven or to hell. A1, sc7, (T63) trumpet-tongued MACBETH Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been So clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking-off; Macbeth & Music
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