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2. The 16th c.

“The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” Christopher Marlowe, 1599-1600.

Read by James Knapp.

“They flee from me,” Thomas Wyatt, date unknown.

Read by James Knapp.

“When I Was Fair and Young,” Queen Elizabeth I, ca. 1585.

Read by Mary Jo Salter.

Sonnet 75 (“One day I wrote her name upon the strand”), Edmund Spenser, 1595.

Read by James Knapp.

Sonnet 146 (“Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth”), William Shakespeare, 1609.

Read by James Knapp.

Shakespeare’s Songbook

1 — Awake, Awake

2 — Battle of Agincourt

3 — Bride’s Goodmorrow
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4 — Broom
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5 — Callino
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6 — Carman’s Whistle
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7 — Chi Passa
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8 — Come Kiss Me, Kate (round)
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9 — Come Thou Monarch (1st version)
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10 — Cup of Wine (1st version)
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11 — Damon
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12 — Daphne
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13 — Diana
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14 — Dulcina
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15 — Eglamore
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16 — Eighty-Eight
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17 — Fortune My Foe
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18 — George Alow
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19 — Glass Doth Run
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20 — Goddesses
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21 — Go from My Window
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22 — Greensleeves
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23 — Guy of Warwick
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24 — Hem Boys
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25 — Hey Ho for a Husband
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26 — Hobbyhorse
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27 — Hold Thy Peace
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28 — Hunts Up
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29 — I Cannot Come Every Day
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30 — In Crete
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31 — In Peascod Time
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32 — Jack Boy (round)
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33 — King Cophetua
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34 — King Lear
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35 — King Solomon
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36 — Light o Love
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37 — Loath to Depart
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38 — Love, Love
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39 — Master, Swabber
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40 — Mounsier Mingo
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41 — Mounsieur’s Almaine
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42 — My Mind to Me
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43 — Nutmegs (Of all the birds)
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44 — Nutmegs (Wooing of the Baker’s Daughter)
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45 — O Death
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46 — Old Hare Hoar
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47 — O Mistress Mine
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48 — O’ the Twelfth Day of December
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49 — Oyster Pie
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50 — Peg a Ramsey
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51 — Phillida
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52 — Please One
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53 — Pyramus
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54 — Queen Dido
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55 — Ratcatcher
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56 — Rich Jew
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57 — Robin Goodfellow
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58 — Robin Hood
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59 — Rogero
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60 — Rowland
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61 — Sellenger’s Round
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62 — Shore’s Wife
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63 — Sick, Sick
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64 — Some Men for Sudden Joy (round)
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65 — There Dwelt a Man
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66 — Titus Andronicus
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67 — Tom a Bedlam
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68 — Troilus
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69 — Troy Town
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70 — Welladay
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71 — Whenas We Sat in Babylon
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72 — Where is the Life
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73 — Whoop
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74 — Why Let the Strucken (If care do cause)
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75 — Willow, Willow
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76 — Will ye Buy a Fine Dog
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77 — With a Fading
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4. The Restoration and the 18th c.

“A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning,” John Donne, 1633.

Read by James Knapp.

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3. The Early 17th c.

“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Thomas Gray, comp. c. 1742-50, pub. 1751.
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Read by Anton Lesser.

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5. The Romantic Period

Joanna Baille “Song”

Read by Gowan Calder.

Anna Laetitia Barbauld “The Rights of Woman”
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Read by Mary Jo Salter.

William Blake “London”

Read by Jon Stallworthy.

Robert Burns “Tam O’Shanter”

Read by David Daiches, Edinburgh University.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge “Kubla Khan”

Read by Jon Stallworthy.

George Gordon, Lord Byron “She Walks in Beauty”

Music by Isaac Nathan (1815).

Percy Bysshe Shelley “A Song: Men of England”

Performed by Susan Bender (soprano), Neil Gladd (mandolin), and Myrna Sislen (guitar).

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6. The Victorian Age

“Ulysses,” Alfred, Lord Tennyson, comp. 1833, pub. 1842.

Read by Jon Stallworthy.

“The Windhover;” Gerard Manley Hopkins, comp. 1877, pub. 1918.

Read by M. H. Abrams.

“Spring and Fall,” Gerard Manley Hopkins, comp. 1880, pub. 1918.

Read by M. H. Abrams.

“The Charge of the Light Brigade” (lines 1-26), Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1854.

Recorded by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

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7. 20th c. and After

“Dulce Et Decorum Est,” Wilfred Owen, comp. Oct. 1917-Mar. 1918, pub. 1920.

Read by Jon Stallworthy.

“The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” W. B. Yeats, comp. 1890, pub. 1890, 1892.

Read by W. B. Yeats.

“Aubade,” Philip Larkin, 1977.

Read by Philip Larkin.

“The Glory Trumpeter,” Derek Walcott, 1964.

Read by Derek Walcott.

“Musee des Beaux Arts,” W. H. Auden, comp. Dec. 1938, pub. 1940.

Read by W. H. Auden.

“The Shield of Achilles,” W. H. Auden, comp. 1952, pub. 1952.

Read by W. H. Auden.

“Still Falls the Rain,” Edith Sitwell, 1943.

Read by Edith Sitwell. From The Caedmon Treasury of Modern Poets Reading Their Own Poetry.

“Pike,” Ted Hughes, 1959.

Read by Ted Hughes.

“Poem in October,” Dylan Thomas, 1945.

Read by Dylan Thomas.

“That the Science of Cartography Is Limited,” Eavan Boland, 1994.

Read by Eavan Boland.

“Meeting the British,” Paul Muldoon.

Read by Paul Muldoon.

“Casualty,” Seamus Heaney.

Read by Seamus Heaney.