Concord of Sweet Sounds: Musical Instruments in Shakespeare

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The Porcupine's Quill, 2009 - Art - 57 pages

The eighth in an on-going, near thirty-year collaboration between Stratford wood engraver Gerard Brender Brandis and the Porcupine's Quill that started in 1980 with the publication of Wood, Ink & Paper, which has sold almost 5000 copies in 28 years.

Twenty-four new engravings which depict all 27 musical instruments mentioned in Shakespeare. A companion volume to A Gathering of Flowers from Shakespeare (PQL 2006).


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A member of the Society of Wood Engravers (England), Gerard Brender Brandis has produced hundreds of drawings, wood engravings and watercolours of flowering plants, many of which were studied in his own garden. These images have appeared in books, including Wood, Ink and Paper, At Water's Edge and Portraits of Flowers (all published by The Porcupine's Quill) as well as in his own handmade editions. His work is represented in the collections of the Royal Botanical Gardens (Hami

F. David Hoeniger is professor emeritus from Victoria College, University of Toronto, where he taught for many years in the Department of English. He is also a former director of the university's Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. Professor Hoeniger is the author and editor of numerous works on Shakespeare, his work and his times, including Medicine and Shakespeare in the English Renaissance (1992), and Science and the Arts in the Renaissance (edited with John W. Sh

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