Shakespeare plays and sonnets performed using 400-year-old Original Pronunciation.
This video demonstrates why historically informed performance can be so illuminating. Puns and lewd jokes, hidden in RP, leap out when performed in certain versions of OP. Rhymes that don’t work in RP, do in OP: love vs. prove, speak vs. break, etc. The ca. 1600 OP is so rich sounding; I would love to hear a production using it!
HBBO asked about unexpected “classics”. Here’s one.
YIIIIS. I use this in class and lost the video and now here that motherfucker is!
for Cindy (my professor) since we’ll be reading Shakespeare next quarter. :)
Omg this changes everything ughhhh
SOMEONE TAKE ME THERE.
I am so delighted by this y’all don’t even know.
This is why Chaucer ought to be chanted in Middle English as well.
Katy Perry’s Firework sped down 33%
i’m in tears dsjgfhdfkhjd
oh my GOOD GOD
I am crying you guys. This is so bootiful.
DO YOU REMEMBER THIS? DO YOU?
what am i listening to omg
Sounds like a soulful black man.
This is perfection wrapped up in Christmas paper, with a little silver bow on top.
I DO NOT own this song lol duh.
all because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.
Maybe because they’re the fucking avengers.