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Words & Music

Series produced by Will Duchon

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Image by: Mystie Chamberlin 

Words & Music is a program of poetry and music on WMNR Fine Arts Radio http://www.wmnr.org/ between 9 and 10PM, ET

"Words & Music" features poetry and music. Since December of 2011, I have recited hundreds of poems, each followed by a piece of music which (I feel) reflects the soul and energy of the poem. Of course, this is all subjective. However, the purpose of "Words & Music" is to explore and enjoy the profound link between...words and music.

Many of the poems recited on the air have been those of the masters: Shakespeare, Auden, Shelley, Keats, Whitman, and other reknowned poetic voices. Other poems have been submitted by contemporary poets who are living, breathing, and creating here and now.

"Words & Music" features poetry and music. Since December of 2011, I have recited hundreds of poems, each followed by a piece of music which (I feel) reflects the soul and energy of the poem. Of course, this is all subjective. However, the purpose of "Words & Music" is to explore and enjoy the profound link between...words and music.

Many of the poems recited on the air have been those of the masters: Shakespeare, Auden, Shelley, Keats, Whitman, and other renowned poetic voices. Other poems have been submitted by contemporary poets who are living, breathing, and creating here and now.


89 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poetry about the world of the woods.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:11
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poetry and music about nymphs, mermaids and other folklore.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2016
  • Length: 57:13
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Poems about music, composers and musicians.

  • Added: May 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:08
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poetry about food as metaphor, tributes to onions, etc.

  • Added: May 21, 2016
  • Length: 56:08
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poetry and music about the powers of rain.

  • Added: May 28, 2016
  • Length: 49:11
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poetry and music about excursions.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:30
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Love poetry and reflective music.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2016
  • Length: 56:52
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
A set of very bad poetry reflected by some not so bad music.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2016
  • Length: 54:05
Caption: Poetry & Music, Credit: Donald Wendland
Poems about vacation and retreating.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 48:50