The final program in the series presents the real songs of the time -- readings of poetry and sonnets by Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser and others. Songs and poems heard and recited include How should I your true-love know by Alfred Deller (Ophelia's song from Shakespeare's Hamlet), Blame not my lute by Sir Thomas Wyatt, When I was fair and young by Queen Elizabeth I, To Elizabeth by Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, A description of love by Sir Walter Raleigh, The passionate man's pilgrimage by Sir Walter Raleigh, The bower of bliss by Edmund Spenser, and Dowsabell by Michael Drayton. Produced, narrated and read by Lee Whiting.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.