Summer solstice blog: Sumer is icumen in


Summer is a-comin’ in. Loudly sing cuckoo!

 

 

Honey, I was all about the Medieval Studies when I was back at Gonzaga U.

 

 

Here is a song for you. It’s a round. It’s very catchy. Try it:

 

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Here it is in MP3 format, for you lazy types who can’t be bothered to get together six or seven Middle English scholars to sing a simple little fourteenth-century canon:

 

 

Have a lovely summer.

 


 

 

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About Loren Williams
Gay, partnered, living in Providence, working at a local university. Loves: books, movies, TV. Comments and recriminations can be sent to futureworld@cox.net.

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