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Innocence and Experience
This sequence takes William Blake 's Songs of Innocence and Experience as a starting point for a selection of words and music. Imogen Stubbs and Bill Paterson read poetry and prose, and Sylvia Plath reads her poem Ariel and Brian Patten 's poem about the loss of innocence, A
Blade of Grass. Music includes Blake settings by Vaughan Williams , Bernstein's The Age of Anxiety and Tallis's Spem in Alium.
Producer Jessica Isaacs See also Monday at 11pm EMAIL:
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William Blake
Imogen Stubbs
Bill Paterson
Sylvia Plath
Brian Patten
Vaughan Williams
Jessica Isaacs

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