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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

July 8, 2010 at 11:04 am UTC

I’m setting Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night as one of the songs for the London Symphony Orch. and Chorus, and I’ve become completely enchanted with Dylan Thomas’s reading of his most famous work. You can actually hear the music in his voice as he recites:


  • Miggy Torres

    Wow, it's a villanelle. that's really cool, haha. cant wait so see how you merge that poetic form with your own artistry.

    offhand, if you wanna see robert frost reading stopping by the woods, its right here –>

  • Matt

    Wow, that's brilliant. I really can't wait to hear your setting of it.


  • Emma C

    Just as great speech sounds like music, so wonderful music really speaks to you

  • Lisa

    I remember playing that selection in Wind Ensemble in high school and in college. I am excited to hear how you merge use the poem and set it to music.