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Oct 18, 2022

In this episode, Nelson recites two of his poems — 'Bellerophon' and 'For Bix Beiderbecke', both of which were published in the June issue of Quadrant.

The phrases 'a sequence of desolate exuberance' and 'playful grief', are taken from Clive James's essay on Beiderbecke, in 'Cultural

Bix, playing the song 'I'm Coming Virginia':

Louis Armstrong Remembers Bix Beiderbecke:

The theme song 'Zaftik', and the poems quoted in this episode, were composed and written by Nelson Rufatt.