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Classical music inspired by Shakespeare
Korngold, known for his film scores, was also a big Shakespeare fan. He wrote his 'Much Ado About Nothing' incidental music in 1918-1919, reorchestrated Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in 1935, and composed his 'Four Shakespeare Songs' in 1937-41.