Canzoniere


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Le Rime (in English, The Rhymes) are the collection of lyric poems written by Dante Alighieri throughout his life. While the rest of Dante's works were prepared by himself for publication, these poems were written by him in letters, as parts of other works or independently, but only collected and ordered much later, by modern critics. Among these is found the famous collection of Rime Petrose, a cycle of poems dedicated to a woman nicknamed Pietra (Stone) due to her insensibility to the poet's love. As the work of a whole life, the poems are varied, and mirror the many different moments of Dante's thoughts, both poetically and philosophically. - Summary by Leni (3 hr 46 min)

Chapters

Sonnet I - The First Vision of Love 1:30 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet II - What might have been 1:22 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata I - De Profundis 1:37 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet III - Death of Beatrice's Friend, 1 1:23 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata II - Death of Beatrice's Friend, 2 1:42 Read by Algy Pug
Sonet IV - Love as Pilgrim 1:23 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet V - Separation 1:25 Read by Algy Pug
Canzone I - The Lover's Plea for Pity 4:28 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata III - Eyes Dim With Sorrow 1:21 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata IV - Apologia Pro Vita Sua 2:59 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet VI - Inner Conflict 1:21 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet VII - Transformation 1:20 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet VIII - Drunk, But Not With Wine 1:25 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet IX - Nec Morbos, Nec Remedia Pati Possumus 1:26 Read by Algy Pug
Canzone II - Laudes Beatricis 4:46 Read by Algy Pug
Canzone III - Retrospection 5:26 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet X - The Birth of Love 1:23 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XI - Beatrice's Salutation 1:23 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XII - Beatrice`s Sorrows, 1 1:20 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XIII - Beatrice's Sorrows, 2 1:21 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XIV - The Company of Mourners 1:17 Read by inflected
Sonnet XV - What Tidings of Beatrice? 1:16 Read by inflected
Canzone IV - Forebodings 5:25 Read by inflected
Sonnet XVI - Giovanna and Beatrice 1:18 Read by inflected
Sonnet XVII - Beatrice, God's True Praise 1:23 Read by inflected
Sonnet XVIII - The Beauty of Holiness 1:28 Read by Joseph Schnebelen
Sonnet XIX - All Saint's Day, 1289 1:24 Read by K.G.Cross
Ballata V - Dawning of New Hope 1:24 Read by K.G.Cross
Sonnet XX - Credentials Witdrawn 1:23 Read by K.G.Cross
Sonnet XXI - Repulsion and Attraction 1:20 Read by K.G.Cross
Sonnet XXII - The Moth and the Candle 1:18 Read by K.G.Cross
Canzone V - The Fear of Death is Fallen Upon Me 5:02 Read by inflected
Stanza - Sighs From Beatrice's Greeting 1:15 Read by inflected
Canzone VI - Beatrice in Paradise 4:41 Read by inflected
Sonnet XXIII - Grief Too Deep For Tears 1:17 Read by inflected
Canzone VII - Beatrice with the Angels 2:05 Read by Peter Tucker
Sonnet XXIV - A Year After 1:31 Read by BeniaminoMassimo
Sonnet XXV - The Relief of Tears 1:27 Read by TessaMarie1
Sonnet XXVI - Sorrow Finding Sympathy 1:27 Read by TessaMarie1
Sonnet XXVII - The Wanderings of the Eyes 1:23 Read by TessaMarie1
Sonnet XXVIII - Pity Akin to Love 1:25 Read by Peter Tucker
Sonnet XXIX - Sighs and Thoughts 1:23 Read by Peter Tucker
Sonnet XXX - Pilgrims in Florence 1:20 Read by Peter Tucker
Sonnet XXXI - Beatrice Transfigured 1:20 Read by Peter Tucker
Canzone VIII - Pain of Separation 5:14 Read by Peter Tucker
Canzone IX - The Lover`s Threats 5:06 Read by Peter Tucker
Sonnet XXXII - The Lover's Anathema 1:27 Read by Shakira Searle
Ballata VI - Ignorance in Asking 1:22 Read by Shakira Searle
Ballata VII - Memories 1:23 Read by inflected
Ballata VIII - The Garland 1:36 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXIII - Love's Sovereignty 1:27 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXIV - The Envoy's Instructions 1:24 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXV - For Other's Sake 1:20 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata IX - Terrible in Beauty 1:53 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXVI - Beautiful and Pitiless 1:24 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXVII - A Cry for Help 1:26 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXVIII - Disappointment 1:22 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XXXIX - Stellar Influences 1:22 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata X - The Scorn of Scorn 2:11 Read by Algy Pug
Sestina I - Similitudes of Love 3:20 Read by Shakira Searle
Sestina II - Similitudes of Love 3:14 Read by Shakira Searle
Sestina III - Similitudes of Love 3:21 Read by Shakira Searle
Cazone X - Hard as a Rock 4:19 Read by Joseph Schnebelen
Canzone XI - Winter 5:40 Read by DJRickyV
Canzone XII - Return of Spring 6:11 Read by DJRickyV
Canzone XIII - Love's Service 6:54 Read by DJRickyV
Canzone XIV - The Angels of the Third Heaven 5:05 Read by DJRickyV
Canzone XV - The Miracle of Beauty 6:51 Read by DJRickyV
Canzone XVI - True Nobility 6:33 Read by Mary J
Canzone XVII - Virtus Sola Nobilitas 5:48 Read by Mary J
Canzone XVIII - Freedom and Bondage 7:11 Read by Mary J
Canzone XIX - The Three Exiles 4:45 Read by Mary J
Canzone XX - Laudes Florentiae 3:51 Read by Mary J
Sonnet XL - Friendly Warning 1:28 Read by Shakira Searle
Sonnet XLI - Quis Locus Ingenio 1:26 Read by Algy Pug
Sonnet XLII - Rivals or Partners 1:25 Read by Shakira Searle
Sonnet XLIII - Fair But Cruel 1:32 Read by Shakira Searle
Sonnet XLIV - Faith and Unfaith 1:21 Read by Algy Pug
Ballata XI - The Beatific Vision 1:11 Read by Jordan Heron
Ballata XII - Springtime Joy 1:55 Read by Mary J
Sonnet XLV - What is Love? 1:04 Read by Mary J
Sonnet XLVI - Spring After Winter 1:09 Read by Mary J
Sonnet XLVII - Gold Tried in the Fire 1:31 Read by Shakira Searle
Sonnet XLVIII - Ad Misericordiam 1:41 Read by Shakira Searle
Sonnet XLIX - Strength in Weakness 1:30 Read by Algy Pug
Canzone XXI - In Memoriam 6:08 Read by Algy Pug
Dante's Confession of Faith 15:14 Read by Leni