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THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES: POEMS & SONGS
READ BY ALAN HALSEY AND GERALDINE MONK

Recorded by Alan Stewart, Mansfield 30 November 1998 & 16 March 2000

All texts are from The Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1935), edited by H.W. Donner and published by Oxford University Press.

© 2000 Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, Alan Halsey and Geraldine Monk

This recording was originally produced and sold as an audiocassette by the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society but the tape is no longer available.

All audio files are in mp3 format.

SIDE 1:

Songs from Death’s Jest-Book:

1.  “Folly hath now turned out of door” | Listen
2.  “To sea, to sea!” | Listen
3.  “In lover’s ear a wild voice cried” | Listen
4.  “I love thee and I love thee not” | Listen
5.  “Whoever has heard of St. Gingo” | Listen
6.  “Wee, wee tailor” | Listen
7.  “As mad sexton’s bell” | Listen
8.  “As sudden thunder” | Listen
9.  “The swallow leaves her nest” | Listen
10. “If thou wilt ease thine heart” | Listen
11. “Squats on a toadstool” | Listen
12. “We have bathed” | Listen
13. “Lady, was it fair of thee” | Listen
14. “A cypress bough” | Listen
15. “Harpagus” | Listen
16. “The moon doth mock” | Listen
17. “Mummies and skeletons” | Listen
18. “Although my old ear” | Listen
19. “My goblet’s golden lips” | Listen
20. “Old Adam” | Listen
21. “We do lie beneath the grass” | Listen

Listen to Side 1

SIDE 2:

1.  “Lines written in a Blank Leaf of the ‘Prometheus Unbound'” | Listen
2.  “Songs from The Brides’ Tragedy”
          A Ho! A Ho! Love’s Horn Doth Blow | Listen
          Poor Old Pilgrim Misery | Listen
3.  “Verse-Letter to B.W. Procter 1826” | Listen
4.  “Doomsday” | Listen
5.  “Dream-Pedlary” | Listen
6.  “‘Has no one seen my heart of you'” | Listen
7.  “Silenus in Proteus” | Listen
8.  “Lord Alcohol” | Listen
9.  “Thanatos to Kenelm” | Listen
10. “Threnody” | Listen
11. “The Last Judgment” | Listen
12. “The Phantom-Wooer” | Listen

Listen to Side 2