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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet

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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet

Beehive

Jean Toomer's nocturne, one with bees in it, is oddly beautiful. Thinking about it, it seems to...

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Wabasha and 5th, 1949

Here's a story about looking at a photo taken in St. Paul Minnesota on Thanksgiving Eve 1949....

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Ghosts

A musical performance of a poem telling my theory of what ghosts are. For more about this and...

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My November Guest

American Poet Robert Frost wrote this poem in 1916 about what we'd likely call Seasonal Affective...

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Dead Man's Hate

Here's a grisly folk-rock ballad with words by Robert E Howard and music freshly created this...

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Avebury Song #2

Our Halloween series continues with a song performed by the LYL Band about dreams as ghosts set...

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Song of Shadows

Our Halloween series continues with this song of ghosts lured by music using the words of English...

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Sam and the Ghosts

This Dave Moore written and sung piece performed by the LYL Band continues our Halloween series....

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All Souls' Night

As our Halloween series continues, a contrast from our last piece. Ghosts outside the window this...

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Dusk in Autumn

Sara Teasdale wrote a lot of complex love poems, but her Halloween adjacent fall poem that I sing...

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The Only Ghost I Ever Saw

We start our Halloween Series this year with Emily Dickinson's sly and charming ghostly encounter...

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Yeats' Coat

William Butler Yeats short parable "A Coat"  about challenge and change performed with acoustic...

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Write Me Down

A poem, now a song, about the challenges, duties, connections, and consolations of life. As it...

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Leonard Cohen's Jukebox

The LYL Band performs a short passage from Leonard Cohen's The Favorite Game. For more about this...

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They Flee From Me

English Tudor-era poet Thomas Wyatt wrote this timeless poem of love lost in the early 16th...

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A Murmur in the Trees

American poet Emily Dickinson wrote this charmer, and I set it to music. Is she observing birds...

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Jimi Hendrix's Tears

We normally present short musical pieces, but today, in our annual observation of the day Jimi...

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Sonnet Suggested by Willy Vlautin

I wrote a sonnet based on a couple of things writer Vlautin said in an interview many years ago....

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Summer She Has No Lover

In a break from our usual practice of setting other people's poems,  here's a sonnet of summer...

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Working Girls, Happiness, and Muckers: Carl Sandburg writes about workers

Few poets wrote as often about working people and their lives as Carl Sandburg. Here then are...

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