The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne (c1637 - 1674).

Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

Bill Douglas (b.1944)

As dreams are made of

A setting of lines from Shakespeare’s The Tempest (Act 4, scene 1) and Thomas Traherne’s poem The Salutation (verses 1,2,5 and 6).

Recorded: Ars Nova Singers conducted by Thomas Morgan with Bill Douglas (piano). Issued in 1999 on a CD entitled Earth Prayer (Hearts of Space 11092-2).