Lutenist John Edwards plays Sir Phillip Sidneys Lamentacion from Matthew Holmes' Lute Book. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Tracy Ryan reads a description of the death of Phillip Sidney at Battle of Zutphen from Elizabethan historian John Stow's The Annals of England to 1603 in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Lutenist John Edwards plays John Dowland's The Battell Galyerd, also known as The King of Denmark's Galliard, in a version from Jane Pickeringe's Lute Book. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Tracy Ryan reads a description of the Battle of Zutphen from Elizabethan historian John Stow's The Annals of England to 1603  in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Lutenist John Edwards plays The Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Lisle his Galliard composed by John Dowland, based on Orlando di Lasso's Susanne un jour. Viscount Lisle is Robert Sidney, younger brother to Sir Philip and  Mary Sidney, the Countess of Pembroke. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Tracy Ryan reads a sonnet by Robert Sidney, the Viscount Lisle, found in manuscript, in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Lutenist John Edwards plays William Byrd's setting of Will you Walk the Woods So Wild  anonymously arranged for the lute. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Tracy Ryan reads a poem from Sir Philip Sidney's romance The Countesss of Pembrokes Arcadia in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation. 

Actor Tracy Ryan reads and excerpt from the First Eclogues Sir Philip Sidney's romance The Countesss of Pembrokes Arcadia in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Lutenist John Edwards plays The Countess of Pembroke's Paradise by Anthony Holborne. The Countess of Pembroke was Mary Sidney Herbert, the sister of Philip. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

Actor Tracy Ryan reads the first poem from Sir Philip Sidney's sonnet cycle Astrophel and Stella in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Lutenist John Edwards plays The Right Honourable the Lady Rich, her Galliard by John Dowland. Lady Rich is Penelope Devereux, the 'Stella' of Sidney's poems who never requited the love expressed therein. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

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