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       Hear Poems by William Stafford:
With Kit, Age Seven, at the Beach
Presenter: Dan Zola
Musicians: Sheldon Brown - flute, Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by Joseph Stroud:
Directions
Presenter: Chetana Karel
Musician: Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by Jon Carroll:
Catnip
Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Sheldon Brown - sax
       Hear  Poems by Mary Oliver:
West Wind #2
Presenter: Ray Gatchalian
Musician: Matt Venutti
 
When Death Comes
Presenter: Maya Spector
Musician: Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by Naomi Shihab Nye:
Famous
Presenter: Clarissa Munoz
Musician: Randy Rood - guitar
A Boy and His Mother at the Nutcracker
Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Sharon Walters - accordion
       Hear Poems by Sophocles (from the play Philoctetes):
 
From Philoctetes
(translated by Seamus Heany)

Presenter: Larry Robinson
Musician: Burke Shuchmann - cello
       Hear Poems by Alden Nowlan:
Rites of Manhood
Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Sheldon Brown - sax
       Hear Poems by Maxwell Anderson:
It Never Was You
(music by Kurt Weill)

Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Sharon Walters - accordion
       Hear Poems by Rumi:
Night and Sleep
(translated by Robert Bly)

Presenter: Clarressa Morrow
Musician: Arshad Sayeed
The Bird's Three Questions
(translated by Coleman Barks)

Presenter: Eric Herzog
Musician: Irene Sazer - violin
Rumi Poems
(translated by Coleman Barks)

Presenter: Doug Von Koss
Musician: Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Highlights from the Great Night of Rumi 2007:
The Reed Flute
Presenter: Chetana Karel
Musician: Sheldon Brown - flute
 
A Mouse and a Frog
Presenter: Doug Von Koss
Musicians: Arshad Sayeed - tabla,
Gary Haggerty - sarod
 
Say I am You
Presenter: Maya Spector
Musician: Sheldon Brown - flute
 
What Hurts the Soul
Presenter: Claressa Morrow
Musician: Gary Haggerty - taili tambor
 

Hossein Massoudi sings Rumi in the original Farsi
Musicians: Sheldon Brown - clarinet,
Arshad Sayeed - tabla and tar,
Gary Haggerty - Saz, Claude Palmer - tar

 
Spilling the Rose Oil
Presenter: Guillermo Ortiz
Musicians: Gary Haggerty - violin,
Sheldon Brown - clarinet
Die Before You Die
Presenter: Barry Spector
Musician: Gary Haggerty - tar hoo
I’m Here by the Gate
Presenter: Doug Von Koss
Musicians: Arshad Sayeed - tabla,
Sheldon Brown - clarinet,
Gary Haggerty - saz,
Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by Billy Collins:
The Night House
Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Burke Schuchmann - cello
Passengers
Presenter: LaTanya Carmichael
Musician: Ernie Mansfield - flute
Forgetfulness
Presenter: Barry Spector
Musician: Brad Van Cleave - tabla
Child Development
Presenter: Guillermo Ortiz
Musician: Sheldon Brown - sax
       Hear Poems by Antonio Machado:
 
It's Possible
Presenter: Doug Von Koss
 
I've Walked Along Many Roads
Presenter: Doug Von Koss
Musician: Sheldon Brown - sax
 
Portrait
Presenter: Doug Von Koss
Musician: Mariah Parker - santour
       Hear Poems by Elizabeth Bishop:
 
Manners of 1918
Presenter: Chetana Karel
Musician: Sharon Walters - accordian
       Hear Poems by Howard Nelson:
 
My Father Went to Funerals
Presenter: Barry Spector
Musician: Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by Lisa Scola Prosek:
 
Luce Blu
Presenter: Aurelio Viscarra
Musician: Lisa Scola Prosek - piano
       Hear Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti:
 
Dog
Presenter: Hari Meyers
Musicians: Sheldon Brown - sax, Claude Palmer - bass,
Bruce Silverman - percussion
       Hear Poems by Clydene Von Koss:
 
Clydene's Poem
Presenter: Clarissa Morrow
Musician: Mariah Parker - santour
       Hear Poems by Carl Sandburg:
 
Wilderness
Presenter: Guillermo Ortiz
Musician: Sheldon Brown - sax
       Hear Poems by Jane Kenyon:
 
Happiness
Presenter: Carolyn Zola
Musician: Mariah Parker - santour
Hear Poems by Tony Hoglan, Steven Dunn, and
Pablo Neruda:
 
Maxine, Happiness, Poetry
Presenter: Roger Housden
Musicians: Sheldon Brown - sax, Claude Palmer - oud
       Hear Poems by D.H. Lawrence:
 
Moonrise
Presenter: Chetana Karel
Musician: Sharon Walters - accordian
       Hear Poems by John O'Donohue:
 
Beannacht
Presenter: Larry Robinson
       Hear Poems by David L. Weatherford:
 
Slow Dance
Music and Vocals: Dale Zola
Musicians: Randy Rood, Steve Loughlin, Billy Stone
David L. Weathord's website: www.davidlweatherford.com

 
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