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Canto ergo project

Cantat Ergo Sumus







Zarathustra's Roundelay: A poem by 19th C philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche   which appears in his book Thus Spoke Zarathustra 

Of Shadow and Eccho:from Poems and Fancies by the 17th C philosopher Margaret Cavendish

Brahma:  A poem by 19th C 'Transcendentalist'  philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Love Draws Me: A setting of a few words from Ch 122 of The Mirror of Simple Souls by 12/13th Century philosopher Marguerite Porete

Foolishness: A song based on Sec 79 of The Book of the Lover and the Beloved by 13th C philosopher Ramon Llull.

The Island: An amalgam of two poems (Of an Island and The Ruine of the   Island) from Poems and Fancies by the 17th C philosopher Margaret Cavendish.

New Angel: Based on the ninth of the theses from 20th C philosopher Walter Benjamin's "On the Concept of History" AKA "Theses on the Philosophy of History"

Small Country: A song based on a passage toward the end of the Tao Te Ching, credited to the philosopher Laozi.

I Dreamed I Saw St Augustine: A cover of a song by Bob Dylan from his 1967  album John Welsey Harding.


Oh Redness of Blood: A setting of 'O rubor sanguinis' by 12th C philosopher Hildegard von Bingen.

 Love (III) is a poem by 17th C 'metaphysical poet' George Herbert. Its   primary significance for Cantat Ergo Sumus lies in the role that it played in the evolution of the thinking of 20th C philosopher Simone Weil

Zarathustra's RoundelayPaul Lodge
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Of Shadow and EcchoPaul Lodge
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New AngelPaul Lodge
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The IslandPaul Lodge
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BrahmaPaul Lodge
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FoolishnessPaul Lodge
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Love (III)Paul Lodge
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I Dreamed I Saw St AugustinePaul Lodge
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