Above: Richard and Dorothy made it to the center of the labyrinth while Rosey continuted her journey.
Thanks to all Oberoners who spent a glorious Sunday afternoon together. I had a great time watching my friends walk the labyrinth with Sting singing Dowland in the background.
Here is the resource list I used for my introductory talk about the labyrinth and the music of John Dowland (1563-1626).
- Mazes & Labyrinths: their history and development by W. H Matthews; Longmans, Green & Co., London 1922, Dover Publications, Inc., 180 Varick St. 1970
- Shakespeare by another Name by Mark Anderson, Gotham Books, 2005
- Shakespeare and Music -- Arden Critical Companions by David Lindley, Thompson Learning, 2006
- Sting: Songs from the Labyrinth, Music by John Dowland, UMG Recordings, Inc. 2006
- The Journey & the Labyrinth, the Music of John Dowland performed by Sting, DVD & CD, UMG Recordings, 2007
- Edward deVere and his circle: My Lord of Oxenford’s Maske by Mignarda Lutesong duo CD, Mignarda, 2006
- Origin, Sybolism, and Design of the Chartres Labyrinth booklet by Robert Ferre, One Way Press, 2001
- The Labyrinth Revival: an Introduction to Labyrinths booklet by Robert Ferre, One Way Press, 1996, 2002
- Labyrinth Enterprises, http://www.labyrinth-enterprises.com/
- The Labyrinth Society, http://www.labyrinthsociety.org/
- World-wide Labyrinth Locator, http://wwll.veriditas.labyrinthsociety.org/
- Earthly Joys, novel by Philippa Gregory, about gardener and naturalist John Tradescant and his work on the Cecil’s estate, Theobalds; Harper Collins, 1999
- The John Tradescants: Gardeners To The Rose And Lily Queen by Prudence Leith-Ross, Peter Owen Pub., 2005 (FYI only, not read by me)
- Strange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John Tradescants by Jennifer Potter, Overlook, to be published March 2008. (FYI only, not read by me)