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Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream: William Shakespeare's plays and poetry have inspired everything from artwork to movie adaptations. Find out which composers took inspiration from the great playwright, creating some brilliant classical music in its own right.
You may have heard 'The Dance of the Knights' (also known as 'Montagues and Capulets') as the ominous theme tune for The Apprentice, but there's a lot more to this ballet. Love, quarrels, fights, and, of course, the famous balcony scene play out in Prokofiev's characterful ballet score.
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