Shall I Compare Thee?:
Choral Songs on Shakespeare Texts

This a unique celebration of texts by William Shakespeare, all set to music by world-class composers of our own time, includes the recorded premieres of seven works and several songs written especially for Chicago a cappella.

“[A] charming, beautifully sung collection….Chicago a cappella sings with clarity, well-balanced tone, and deep emotional involvement.”
—Washington Post

“pure intonation, beautiful blend and clear diction”
—Cleveland Plain Dealer

“ a unique, unstuffy, beautifully sung enterprise.”
—American Record Guide

Shall I Compare Thee? Album Cover

Additional Details

Cedille Records 90000 085
Running time: 63:00
Includes 32-page booklet with notes, texts and translations
Recorded at Northeastern Illinois University Recital Hall, Chicago

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Performers

Soprano

  • Amy Conn
  • Kathleen O’Brien Dietz

Mezzo-soprano

Tenor

Bass