On 21, Nov 2012 | In Music in the Theater | By admin
Hey Ho, the Wind and the Rain!
Incidental theater music from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: excerpt from Feste’s Song (“Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain”). John Greenleaf, director
Instrumentation: voice, harpsichord
An excerpt from Feste’s song (“Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain”) written for the 2004/5 Cincinnati Playhouse in the Parks/NEA Shakespeare in American Communities production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Aaron Vega, voice.
Director John Greenleaf requested that the music be based on Bach’s Goldberg Variations, which made for a fun assignment.
Commission: John Greenleaf (for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Parks/NEA Shakespeare in American Communities)
Opening and tour: Jan-Feb 2005 (production visited 25 schools and over 9,000 students in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia).