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We end with a note on linguist David Crystal's Original Pronunciation ("OP") experiment at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, and some thoughts on what studying Shakespeare's sounds as a different ...

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Of course, since there was no recording technology in Shakespeare’s time, we can never really know what the bard and his contemporaries sounded like. But using linguistic principles, we can guess. Shakespeare almost certainly didn’t sound like John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, or any of the other ...

www.openculture.com/2013/09/what-shakespeare-sounded-like-to-shakespeare.html

What did Shakespeare’s English sound like to Shakespeare? To his audience? And how can we know such a thing as the phonetic character of the language spoken 400 years ago? These questions and more are addressed in the video above, which profiles a very popular experiment at London’s Globe ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/.../booknews/9143302/How-should-Shakespeare-really-sound.html

The eminent Shakespearean scholar John Barton has suggested that Shakespeare's accent would have sounded to modern ears like a cross between a contemporary Irish, Yorkshire and West Country accent.

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By all ِ those lights, as ِ these excerpts from ِ the British Library Board suggest, Shakespeare’s English might ِ have ِ sounded something ِ like ِ a cross between ِ the English of ِ Thomas Hardy and ِ that of ِ James Joyce—not terribly American, that ِ is, but ِ recognizably different ِ from the ِ standard dialect of ِ London today. Research conducted by ِ Paul Meier, a ...

www.cmuse.org/what-did-music-sound-like-in-shakespeares-plays

A recent extract from a chapter on music in the Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare was published on Oxford University’s blog. It explains that while the instruments at Shakespeare’s disposal would have been limited, it is possible to identify what a standard ensemble would have looked like in the late 16th century.

www.answers.com/Q/What_did_Shakespeare_language_sound_like

Some experts have tried to reconstruct what English sounded like when it was spoken by Shakespeare and his contemporaries. In the series Playing Shakespeare, John Barton gives a sample, and in the ...

www.npr.org/2012/03/24/149160526/shakespeares-accent-how-did-the-bard-really-sound

"To be or not to be" may be the question, but there's another question that's been nagging Shakespeare scholars for a long time: What did Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet really sound like when ...

www.quora.com/Why-did-English-stop-sounding-like-Shakespeare

You confuse the sound of the language with the style of the author. Shakespeare wrote in modern English, the same language we use today, with some minor differences in grammar and usage, and with some words that have either become obsolete or have...

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An introduction by David and Ben Crystal to the 'Original Pronunciation' production of Shakespeare and what they reveal about the history of the English lang...