Musical Shakespeare

 

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Sweet Will and the Saucy Jacks

Sonnets and Songs: Early Modern Rock — literary classics set to a range of pop music styles. A five-track album available for download, featuring Shakespeare’s sonnets 18, 116, 55, 94, and 138 as country, Americana, classic rock, alternative, and blues. Sweet Will & the Saucy Jacks is the creation of Stephen Buhler, Aaron Douglas Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Interview with Professor Buhler on Nebraska’s NET public radio onĀ  pop music’s romance with Shakespeare.