Leo Geyer

composer | conductor

Ode to Shakespeare's Skull 2014

mezzo-soprano & piano 

Text by Martin Kratz 

Poetry and music commissioned by mezzo-soprano Pam Waddington Muse first performed on the 12th May 2015 at the Middleton Hall, Hull University by Pam and Peter Sproston.

Duration 6mins | Difficulty Professional Scoring mezzo-soprano & piano 

Programme Note

Ode to Shakespeare’s Skull is setting of the sonnet by Martin Kratz, entitled A Phrenologist's Ode to Shakespeare's Skull in tribute to Hamlet.


 Full recording by Pam Waddington Muse & Peter Sproston

Perusal Score 

Please note that this music is in copyright and it is illegal to copy or perform from the perusal score. 

Performance History 

24th April 2016 - Khymerikal, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

9th Aug 2015 - Jane Manning OBE & James Young, Kings Place 

12th May 2015 - Pam Waddington Muse & Peter Sproston, Hull University