William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - Craig Armstrong (1996)
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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in music
10. William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet - Craig Armstrong (1996)
Australian director Baz Luhrmann's updated version retains the original Shakespearean dialogue, but with the Montagues and the Capulets represented as warring business empires brandishing guns instead of swords. Craig Armstrong's haunting Balcony Scene piano music has become a Classic FM favourite.