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Perchance to Dream: A Poem Rhapsody of Sleep

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Perchance to Dream: A Poem Rhapsody of Sleep

Performed by

Carol Box, Denis Daly, Bob Gonzalez,
 Elizabeth Klett, Jason Mills, Winston Tharp, and Alan Weyman.

Lute accompaniments adapted from http://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/219102 ,
publisher Ulrich Alpers, and http://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/184811 ,
publisher Srđan Depolo, both Synthesised MIDI under Creative Commons
Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0; these file(s) are part of the
Werner Icking Music Collection.

Programme

 

0:00:37              John Dowland – Come, heavy sleep (Version 1)

Performed by Alan Weyman

0:02:22             Samuel Daniel – Care-charmer sleep (Delia #54)

Performed by Bob Gonzalez

0:03:36              William Wordsworth – To sleep (A flock of sheep)

Performed by Alan Weyman

0:05:14            Wiliam Shakespeare – The Restless Bard’

Performed by Jason Mills

0:09:21              Robert Herrick – To music, to becalm his fever

0:10:55              W.S.Gilbert – Nightmare song lyric

Performed by Bob Gonzalez

0:15:53               William Blake – Cradle song

Performed by Elizabeth Klett

0:16:54               Alfred Lord Tennyson – To a lady sleeping

Performed by Bob Gonzalez

0:18:04              Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Frost at midnight

0:23:13              W.B.Yeats – A prayer for my daughter

Performed by Elizabeth Klett

0:27:45              W.B.Yeats – A prayer for my son

Performed by Alan Weyman

0:29:41              Wilfred Owen – Asleep

Performed by Winston Tharp

0:31:03              John Dowland – Come, heavy sleep (Version 2)

Performed by Alan Weyman

0:32:11             William Shakespeare – Sleep rhapsody

0:40:10             Lord Byron – The dream (opening)

0:41:35              Samuel Taylor Coleridge – The pains of sleep

Performed by Bob Gonzalez

0:44:55            Gilbert & Sullivan – Nightmare song

Performed by Alan Weyman

0:48:57             5 poems by Christopher Brennan

Performed by Denis Daly

0:59:27              Wilfred Owen – Strange meeting

Performed by Winston Tharp

1:02:08              Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Kubla Khan – preface

Performed by Alan Weyman

1:04:22              Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Kubla Khan

Performed by Elizabeth Klett

1:07:54               Alfred Lord Tennyson – The Lotus Eaters

Performed by Denis Daly

1:21:08               Lady Mary Wroth – Pamphilia to Amphilanthus #1: When night’s black mantle

Performed by Elizabeth Klett

1:22:28                William Shakespeare – Sonnet 27: Weary with toil

Performed by Alan Weyman

1:24:12             Christina Rossetti – Monna innominata #3: I dream of you to wake

Performed by Elizabeth Klett

1:25:27                John Donne – The Dream

Performed by Carol Box

1:28:31                John Keats – Sleep and poetry (opening)

Performed by Bob Gonzalez

1:29:42               A.E. Housman – Yonder see the morning blink (Last Poems 11)

Performed by Alan Weyman

 

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