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Playlist: texts read and music played

1. John Donne: No Man is an island
2. King James’ Bible (1611): Exodus, Ch. 9
3. Daniel Defoe: Journal of the Plague Year (1722)
4. Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe (1719)
5. Handel: Oboe Concerto, op.3, no. 10: Grave
6. Coleridge: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (last stanza)
7. E.A. Poe: The Masque of the Red Death
8. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Witches’ Sabbath)
9. Tennyson: The Charge of the Light Brigade
10. Tennyson: In Memoriam
11. Bill Billington: parody of Tennyson’s The Lady of Shalott
12. Elgar: Soupiri
13. Thomas Mann: Death in Venice (1912)
14. Soundscape: Piazza San Marco, Venezia
15. Britten: String Quartet no. 3 (La Serenissima): last movement
16. Britten: Death in Venice (final scene of the opera)
17. Thomas Mann: The Magic Mountain (1924)
18. Dr. William Vaughan, Camp Devens, Boston (1918)
19. T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land (1922): opening 4 lines
20. Charles Trenet: Que reste-t-il de nos amours? (1943)
21.Albert Camus: extracts from La Peste/ The Plague (1947)
22. Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera
23. Dylan Thomas: Do not go gentle into that good night (1951)
24. Mahler: Symphony no. 5 – Adagietto

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