Poetry Cafe 119: Corona-Verse (1)

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Corona-Verse (1)

Playlist: texts read and music played
1. Definition of ‘Corona’ virus
2. Ancient Greece: 5th.c. BC music
3. Aeschylus: Suffering as a learning process
4. Lacrimosa: music from the Roman 1st.c. AD
5. Marcus Aurelius: from the Meditations
6. Boccaccio: preface to the Decameron
7. Arnold de Lantins: In Tua Memoria
8. Shakespeare: from Venus and Adonis
9. Bono: Let Your Love Be Known
10. Shakespeare: Prologue from Romeo and Juliet
11. Walton: Hamlet – Funeral March
12. Maggie O’Farrell: extract from ‘Hamnet’
13. Samuel Pepys: extracts from his Diaries (1665-66)
14. Phlip Larkin: Ambulances
15. Foucault: Death is less the lack of life, …
16. Purcell: Dido’s Lament, from Dido and Aeneas
17. Kacowsky: The English-Speaking World 2 (the Plague at Eyam)
18. Hymn: Abide With Me
19. Simon Armitage: Lockdown
20. Allegri: Miserere

3 Kommentare

  1. Very interesting and well presented.
    An international production with Heart and Soul. Respect.
    Andreas

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