[Milton-L] Lawes' Comus

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Wed Sep 13 20:38:50 EDT 2006

 I inherited from a retiring professor a record (the
>"old-fashioned" kind)entitled: "Comus: A Masque with music 
by Henry Lawes
>and Samson Agonistes (excerpts).  It is read by Barbara 
Jefford, Ian Holm,
>William Squire, Tony Church, Margaret Rawlings and Gary 
Watson. The name
>"argo" is on the box, as is the phrase "special London 
import." I have not
>as yet listened to it on a record player, but I wonder if a 
copy of it is
>now available in other formats.  
Well now! This could be a treasure if it could be revamped 
[NOT a technical audio word] into other formats and shared, 
respecting copyright. Wow!

Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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