Music Meditations

LD Music Meditations combines poetry and music to bring soul-soothing and life-affirming art into your day.

Featuring classic and contemporary poetry by Northeast Ohio writers along with curated performances from Les Délices live-performance archives, each episode concludes with prompts for mindfulness or guided listening.

Listen online or call the toll-free Music Meditations Hotline: 216-859-5800

We’re proud to feature readers and writers from across Northeast Ohio through LD Music Meditations.

Latest Episode:

Featuring poetry by Laura Grace Weldon: Self-defined and music by François Couperin: Prelude in C (live performance by Mark Edwards, harpsichord)

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A Meditation on Love featuring “Poppies” by Elsa Johnson with music by François Couperin (Sicilienne in g minor from Concert no. 7)....

Featuring the poem Common Ground by Laura Grace Weldon, read by Leon Bibb. The music is by an anonymous composer from around 1400. This textless piece has the title Andray Soulet. Performed here by replicas of Medieval instruments: recorder, plectrum lute, and vielle (a medieval fiddle), arranged by Debra Nagy....

Featuring the poem Stars by Sara Teasdale (1884-1933) read by Leon Bibb. Music by François Couperin: Sarabande La Noble fierté from Neuvième Concert Il ritratto dell’amore (arr. Nagy)....

Featuring poetry by Kathleen Cerveny: Forsythia read by Leon Bibb. Music by François Couperin: La Vivacité from his Neuvième Concert....

Featuring poetry by Laura Grace Weldon: Self-defined and music by François Couperin: Prelude in C (live performance by Mark Edwards, harpsichord)...