Of Three Shakespeare Sonnets

John Buller
Full score
Printed to order
  • This item is not returnable.


for mezzo-soprano soloist, with flute, clarinet, harp, 2 violins, viola, and cello
Buller's chosen sonnets revolve around themes of love, sleeplessness, and the destruciton of time. While the other instruments use a single group of intervals to explore aspects of the Shakespearian sonnet form by musical analogy, the voice has more lyrical lines.
Material is available on hire.


  • When I consider every thing that grows . . .
  • Is it thy will thy image should keep open...
  • Weary of toil, I hasteme to my bed. . .

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193557079
Format: Sheet Music
Number of Pages: 28
Duration: 12 Mins
Publication Date: 08/06/1989
ISBN: 9780193557079
Format: 297x210
Voices: 6-13
Force: Soprano solo & ensemble
Instrumentation: fl, cl, hp, 2 vln, vla, vc

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