Available To Pre-Order Now: RSC Richard II Music & Speeches CD Featuring David Tennant

Get a taste of what is to come from the Royal Shakespeare Company Winter 2013 production of Richard II. A new CD featuring music and speeches from the play is now available to pr-order from the RSC shop. 

This CD features music from the new production composed by Paul Englishby, along with speeches performed by cast members David Tennant, Jane Lapotaire and Michael Pennington It also includes music composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams from the 1913 RSC production of Richard II

Track listing
1. Lacrimosa (Paul Englishby)
2. Richard (Paul Englishby)
3. Finds brotherhood in thee no sharper spur? (speech Act I Sc ii Duchess of Gloucester - Jane Lapotaire)
4. In Paradisum (Paul Englishby)
5. Methinks I am a prophet new inspired (speech Act II Sc i John of Gaunt - Michael Pennington)
6. True Born Englishman (Paul Englishby)
7. Sicut Cervus (Paul Englishby)
8. Of comfort no man speak (speech Act III Sc ii Richard II - David Tennant)
9. Bolingbroke (Paul Englishby)
10. Requiem Aeternam (Paul Englishby)
11. Eased with being nothing (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
12. Greensleeves (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams)
13. In weeping after this untimely bier (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
14. Agnus dei (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
15. Pie Jesu, Amen (Paul Englishby)

The CD is released on October 18th and costs £5 or £4.50 for RSC members

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Richard II will open at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon on 10th October 2013 and will run until 16th November 2013. It will then transfer to the Barbican Theatre in London from December 9th 2013 until 25th January 2014. The production is directed by Gregory Doran and stars David Tennant as King Richard and Nigel Lindsay as Bolingbroke.

The play will be filmed and streamed live into UK cinemas on Wednesday 13th November, and then into cinemas in locations worldwide in broadcasts running until February 2014. Find out more on the RSC Onscreen site