Ron Butlin | Ryan | Lyell Cresswell | Podcast!

February 16, 2010

Ryan sits down with Edinburgh’s Makar (poet laureate) Ron Butlin during a recent visit to a slightly noisier than usual Library (apologies for the melody of the office stapler going like the clappers in the background) and discusses where his poems come from, the differences between writing poetry and prose, and what it’s like to write for musicians – of the popular and operatic variety. We also get the chance to hear a few poems from Ron and listen to an excerpt from the short opera ‘The Voice Inside’ by composer Lyell Cresswell for which Ron wrote the libretto.

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One Response to “Ron Butlin | Ryan | Lyell Cresswell | Podcast!”

  1. Simply Poet Says:

    Hi,

    check out
    http://www.simplypoet.com, World’s first multi lingual poetry portal

    Login and post so that people can appreciate your wonderful verse and get to know that poets like you are still there and blogging !!

    Also, have a look at what other poets are up to.

    Use the import tool to upload poems .

    Regards,

    Team SimplyPoet


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