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William Shakespeare (Playwright): The Sonnets

Track List

>Opening Music
>Sonnet 1: From Fairest Creatures We Desire Increase
>Sonnet 2: When Forty Winters Shall Besiege Thy Brow
>Sonnet 3: Look in Thy Glass and Tell the Face Thou Viewest
>Sonnet 4: Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend
>Sonnet 5: Those Hours That With Gentle Work Did Frame
>Sonnet 6: Then Let Not Winter's Ragged Hand Deface
>Sonnet 7: Lo in the Orient When the Gracious Light
>Sonnet 8: Music to Hear, Why Hear'st Thou Music Sadly?
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 9: Is It for Fear to Wet a Widow's Eye
>Sonnet 10: For Shame Deny That Thou Bear'st Love to Any
>Sonnet 11: As Fast as Thou Shalt Wane, So Fast Thou Grow'st
>Sonnet 12: When I Do Count the Clock That Tells the Time
>Sonnet 13: O That You Were Your Self! But, Love, You Are
>Sonnet 14: Not from the Stars Do I My Judgement Pluck
>Sonnet 15: When I Consider Every Thing That Grows
>Sonnet 16: But Wherefore Do Not You a Mightier Way
>Sonnet 17: Who Will Believe My Verse in Time to Come
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
>Sonnet 19: Devouring Time, Blunt Thou a Lion's Paws
>Sonnet 20: A Woman's Face With Nature's Own Hand Painted
>Sonnet 21: So Is It Not With Me as With That Muse
>Sonnet 22: My Glass Shall Not Persuade Me I Am Old
>Sonnet 23: As an Umperfect Actor on the Stage
>Sonnet 24: Mine Eye Hath Played the Painter and Hath Stelled
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 25: Let Those Who Are in Favour With Their Stars
>Sonnet 26: Lord of My Love, To Whom in Vassalage
>Sonnet 27: Weary With Toil, I Haste Me to My Bed
>Sonnet 28: How Can I Then Return in Happy Plight
>Sonnet 29: When in Disgrace With Fortune and Men's Eyes
>Sonnet 30: When to the Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought
>Sonnet 31: Thy Bosom Is Endearèd With All Hearts
>Sonnet 32: If Thou Survive My Well-Contented Day
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 33: Full Many a Glorious Morning Have I Seen
>Sonnet 34: Why Didst Thou Promise Such a Beauteous Day
>Sonnet 35: No More Be Grieved at That Which Thou Hast Done
>Sonnet 36: Let Me Confess That We Two Must Be Twain
>Sonnet 37: As a Decrepit Father Takes Delight
>Sonnet 38: How Can My Muse Want Subject to Invent
>Sonnet 39: O How Thy Worth With Manners May I Sing
>Sonnet 40: Take All My Loves, My Love, Yea, Take Them All
>Sonnet 41: Those Pretty Wrongs That Liberty Commits
>Sonnet 42: That Thou Hast Her, It Is Not All My Grief
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 43: When Most I Wink, Then Do Mine Eyes Best See
>Sonnet 44: If the Dull Substance of My Flesh Were Thought
>Sonnet 45: The Other Two, Slight Air and Purging Fire
>Sonnet 46: Mine Eye and Heart Are at a Mortal War
>Sonnet 47: Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart a League Is Took
>Sonnet 48: How Careful Was I, When I Took My Way
>Sonnet 49: Against That Time (If Ever That Time Come)
>Sonnet 50: How Heavy Do I Journey on the Way
>Sonnet 51: Thus Can My Love Excuse the Slow Offence
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 52: So Am I as the Rich Whose Blessèd Key
>Sonnet 53: What Is Your Substance, Whereof Are You Made
>Sonnet 54: O How Much More Doth Beauty Beauteous Seem
>Sonnet 55: Not Marble nor the Gilded Monuments
>Sonnet 56: Sweet Love, Renew Thy Force, Be It Not Said
>Sonnet 57: Being Your Slave, What Should I Do But Tend
>Sonnet 58: That God Forbid, That Made Me First Your Slave
>Musical Interlude
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 59: If There Be Nothing New, But That Which Is
>Sonnet 60: Like as the Waves Make Towards the Pebbled Shore
>Sonnet 61: Is It Thy Will Thy Image Should Keep Open
>Sonnet 62: Sin of Self-Love Possesseth All Mine Eye
>Sonnet 63: Against My Love Shall Be as I Am Now
>Sonnet 64: When I Have Seen by Time's Fell Hand Defaced
>Sonnet 65: Since Brass, Nor Stone, Nor Earth, Nor Boundless Sea
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 66: Tired With All These, For Restful Death I Cry
>Sonnet 67: Ah Wherefore With Infection Should He Live
>Sonnet 68: Thus Is His Cheek the Map of Days Outworn
>Sonnet 69: Those Parts of Thee That the World's Eye Doth View
>Sonnet 70: That Thou Art Blamed Shall Not Be Thy Defect
>Sonnet 71: No Longer Mourn for Me When I Am Dead
>Sonnet 72: O Lest the World Should Task You to Recite
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 73: That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold
>Sonnet 74: But Be Contented When That Fell Arrest
>Sonnet 75: So Are You to My Thoughts as Food to Life
>Sonnet 76: Why Is My Verse So Barren of New Pride?
>Sonnet 77: Thy Glass Will Show Thee How Thy Beauties Wear
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 78: So Oft Have I Invoked Thee for My Muse
>Sonnet 79: Whilst I Alone Did Call Upon Thy Aid
>Sonnet 80: O How I Faint When I of You Do Write
>Sonnet 81: Or I Shall Live Your Epitaph to Make
>Sonnet 82: I Grant Thou Wert Not Married to My Muse
>Sonnet 83: I Never Saw That You Did Painting Need
>Sonnet 84: Who Is It That Says Most Which Can Say More
>Sonnet 85: My Tongue-Tied Muse in Manners Holds Her Still
>Sonnet 86: Was It the Proud Full Sail of His Great Verse
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 87: Farewell, Thou Art Too Dear for My Possessing
>Sonnet 88: When Thou Shalt Be Disposed to Set Me Light
>Sonnet 89: Say That Thou Didst Forsake Me for Some Fault
>Sonnet 90: Then Hate Me When Thou Wilt, If Ever, Now
>Sonnet 91: Some Glory in Their Birth, Some in Their Skill
>Sonnet 92: But Do Thy Worst to Steal Thyself Away
>Sonnet 93: So Shall I Live, Supposing Thou Art True
>Sonnet 94: They That Have Pow'r to Hurt, And Will Do None
>Sonnet 95: How Sweet and Lovely Dost Thou Make the Shame
>Sonnet 96: Some Say Thy Fault Is Youth, Some Wantonness
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 97: How Like a Winter Hath My Absence Been
>Sonnet 98: From You Have I Seen Absent in the Spring
>Sonnet 99: The Forward Violet Thus Did I Chide
>Sonnet 100: Where Art Thou, Muse, That Thou Forget'st So Long
>Sonnet 101: O Truant Muse, What Shall Be Thy Amends
>Sonnet 102: My Love Is Strength'ned, Though More Weak in Seeming
>Sonnet 103: Alack, What Poverty My Muse Brings Forth
>Sonnet 104: To Me Fair Friend, You Never Can Be Old
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 105: Let Not My Love Be Called Idolatry
>Sonnet 106: When in the Cronicle of Wasted Time
>Sonnet 107: Not Mine Own Fears, Nor the Prophetic Soul
>Sonnet 108: What's in the Brain That Ink My Character
>Sonnet 109: O Never Say That I Was False of Heart
>Sonnet 110: Alas 'Tis True, I Have Gone Here and There
>Sonnet 111: O for My Sake Do You With Fortune Chide
>Sonnet 112: Your Love and Pity Doth th' Impression Fill
>Musical Interlude
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 113: Since I Left You, Mine Eye Is in My Mind
>Sonnet 114: Or Whether Doth My Mind Being Crowned With You
>Sonnet 115: Those Lines That I Before Have Writ Do Lie
>Sonnet 116: Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds
>Sonnet 117: Accuse Me Thus: That I Have Scanted All
>Sonnet 118: Like as to Make Our Appetites More Keen
>Sonnet 119: What Potions Have I Drunk of Sirens Tears
>Sonnet 120: That You Were Once Unkind Befriends Me Now
>Sonnet 121: 'Tis Better to Be Vile Than Vile Esteemed
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 122: Thy Gift, Thy Tables, Are Within My Brain
>Sonnet 123: No! Time, Thou Shalt Not Boast That I Do Change
>Sonnet 124: If My Dear Love Were But the Child of State
>Sonnet 125: Were't Aught to Me I Bore the Canopy
>Sonnet 126: O Thou My Lovely Boy, Who in Thy Power
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 127: In the Old Age Black Was Not Counted Fair
>Sonnet 128: How Oft, When Thou, My Music, Music Play'st
>Sonnet 129: Th' Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame
>Sonnet 130: My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun
>Sonnet 131: Thou Art as Tyrannous, So as Thou Art
>Sonnet 132: Thine Eyes I Love, And They, As Pitying Me
>Sonnet 133: Beshrew That Heart That Makes My Heart to Groan
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 134: So Now I Have Confessed That He Is Thine
>Sonnet 135: Whoever Hath Her Wish, Thou Hast Thy Will
>Sonnet 136: If Thy Soul Check Thee That I Come So Near
>Sonnet 137: Thou Blind Fool, Love, What Dost Thou to Mine Eyes
>Sonnet 138: When My Love Swears That She Is Made of Truth
>Sonnet 139: O Call Not Me to Justify the Wrong
>Sonnet 140: Be Wise as Thou Art Cruel, Do Not Press
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 141: In Faith, I Do Not Love Thee With Mine Eyes
>Sonnet 142: Love Is My Sin, And Thy Dear Virtue Hate
>Sonnet 143: Lo, As a Careful Huswife Runs to Catch
>Sonnet 144: Two Loves I Have, Of Comfort and Despair
>Sonnet 145: Those Lips That Love's Own Hand Did Make
>Sonnet 146: Poor Soul, The Centre of My Sinful Earth
>Sonnet 147: My Love Is as a Fever, Longing Still
>Musical Interlude
>Sonnet 148: O Me! What Eyes Hath Love Put in My Head
>Sonnet 149: Canst Thou, O Cruel, Say I Love Thee Not
>Sonnet 150: O from What Pow'r Hast Thou This Pow'rful Might
>Sonnet 151: Love Is Too Young to Know What Conscience Is
>Sonnet 152: In Loving Thee Thou Know'st I Am Forsworn
>Sonnet 153: Cupid Laid by His Brand and Fell Asleep
>Sonnet 154: The Little Love-God Lying Once Asleep
>Closing Music

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: Perry Keenlyside.

Reader: Alex Jennings.


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