and the Muse is truly a show "for those who follow the star of
"Blending the magic of poetry read by Jan Logan with Thomas Manchini's
violin," Music and the Muse can get overly dramatic and (unwittingly)
funny at times. Each show contains numerous poetry readings sprinkled
with (mostly classical) organ, harp, cello and violin music.
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Airing in the late 1940s and early 1950s, this radio program offers
such great poems as "Mother," "Radio," "Something Wrong," "The Worm
may Turn," and "Eviction Notice." In "A Tribute to Fashion" (broadcast
March 19th, 1950), Jan Logan reads as a dramatic organ plugs on
in the background:
". . . Then, grim determination clutched her skirt, revealing high
top shoes of yesteryear . . . She did not seem to mind a few who
laughed. You think she did not care? You simply missed the gesture
she had made to fashions death -- that wyas her vivid flashing SCARLET
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