Shakespeare, Orpheus with His Lute (a poem, on the healing power of music; from his play Henry VIII)

First published at 05:16 UTC on April 23rd, 2022.

Recorded in April 2022. From Act III, Scene 1, of Henry VIII.

The tale of Orpheus shows the miraculous power which the ancients imputed to poetry and music. His songs were said to charm all things, from the wild animal to the heartless stone. Shake…

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