Olde School Shakespeare.

shake.gifTo bay, or not to bay?

That, very likely, was the question.

Traditionally, we have seen Shakespeare as an opportunity for actors to display their elocution. Big round O's, rolling R's -- some of the greatest phrases in the English language pronounced with exquisite diction.

But all that fancy talking may not be all that authentic.

This recording, from a performance of "Macbeth" is the result of careful research -- research that has examined what Shakespeare's plays would have sounded like when the man himself was still around:



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