It’s National Poetry Month once again in the U.S., and Elizabeth has some new releases from the Rhapsodize Audio project to share. First, her new solo project, Gloriana: A Queen Elizabeth Rhapsody, is now ready to download. This tribute to Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled England from 1558-1603, includes works by Elizabeth herself and poetry about the legendary monarch by her contemporaries and succeeding generations. Second, Elizabeth reads nine poems in the collection 1915: A Rhapsodic Tribute to James Elroy Flecker, produced in collaboration with fellow rhapsodes.
Happy listening, and happy Poetry Month!
Elizabeth has completed her first solo project for Rhapsodize Audio: The Tenth Muse – An Anne Bradstreet Rhapsody. This is a collection of 21 poems by the 17th century poet, who was the first woman to publish her work in both England and America. Elizabeth is planning another solo project for Rhapsodize, this time focusing on another extraordinary early modern woman writer, Queen Elizabeth I.
Be sure to check out Elizabeth’s other projects for Rhapsodize: Christopher Marlowe’s Hero and Leander, and The Imagist Revolution. Happy listening!
Elizabeth and her fellow rhapsodes at Rhapsodize Audio have a new release for you today: The Imagist Revolution, a collection of early 20th century poetry by T. S. Eliot, William Faulkner, Agatha Christie, Ezra Pound, Richard Aldington, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Amy Lowell, and William Carlos Williams. Elizabeth performs seven poems by H.D. as part of this collection. Rhapsodize Audio produces free recordings of poetry, and they have released some amazing collections. Elizabeth is working on her first solo rhapsody, which should be coming soon, so stay tuned!
Elizabeth has a new free recording for you today: a dramatic reading of Christopher Marlowe’s “Hero and Leander,” produced for the online poetry site Rhapsodize. Go here to listen. Rhapsodize is a wonderful site, founded by Dr. Bob Gonzalez of the University of Tampa, that seeks to “produce and encourage the performance of classic poetry.” This means lots of wonderful free content for listeners. Elizabeth has joined the ranks of their rhapsodes, and is currently working on a collection of poetry by the 17th century writer Anne Bradstreet. In the meantime, happy Friday, and happy listening!