“Give me some music; music,
moody food of us that trade in love”

Antony and Cleopatra, Act 2, Scene 5

Shakespeare’s love stories wouldn’t be the same without love-songs, or romantic music to accompany them.  In the plays, music ignites passion, helps true love to blossom – and even pushes some lovers over the edge.Read more about Shakespeare and love music in the blogs listed below, or have a look at the musical artefacts related to love found in our archives.

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