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Shelley's Invocation

Duration:
20 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 23 July 2009

Paul Farley explores Shelley's poem Invocation, the inspiration behind Elgar's Second Symphony, which begins with the line: 'Rarely, rarely comest thou, spirit of delight'. He is joined by Shelley biographer Ann Wroe and Simon Bainbridge of Lancaster University.

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