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Saxonboc: Irregular Meter

Written by Alexa Chipman

Songs of the Saxon Chronicles in Irregular Meter William the Conqueror and King Edgar, part of the Belles-Lettres Series English Literature From it’s beginning to the year 1100 edited by Edward Miles Brown and published by DC Heath & Co London in 1908.

Featuring the voice talent of:
Castle Baron – Michael Hudson
Bard & Messenger – Ronnie Rowlands
Saxon Woman – Laura Frechette
Scottish Hunter – David Maciver
Saxon Princess – Katie Dehnart
Various Saxons: Jules Ismail, Michael Hudson, Capt. John Tadrzak, Bruce Busby, Alex Gilmour

Music by:
Kevin MacLeod “Heavy Interlude”

Sound Effects by:
Alexa Chipman, Stevie K. Farnaby, Bill Hollweg and

Special thanks to Michael Hudson

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Saxonboc: Advent Poetry

Poem 1
Read by Alexa Chipman

Poem 2
Sung by April Sadowski

Poem 5
Sung by Alexa Chipman

Poem 6
Read by Gwendolyn Jensen-Woodard

Poem 8 & 12
Read by Alexa Chipman

Music Credits: Kevin MacLeod and Naomi & Shamine King

Selected poems from the Exeter Book Christ series presumably by Cynewulf. Translated by Alexa Chipman in 2008 from the late 900s Old English text as published in 1959 by Jackson J. Campbell from Princeton University Press.

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Saxonboc: The Battle of Maldon

Featuring the voice talent of:
Bard – Ronnie Rowlands
Byrhtnoth – David Maciver
Offa – Gareth Bowley
Wulfstan – Alex Gilmour
Viking Messenger – Stevie K. Farnaby
Eadweard – Steven Jay Cohen
Aelfwine – Mark Kalita
Godric the Cowardly – David Ault
Godric the Courageous – Doug Barbieri
Leofson – Scott D. Harris
Dunhere – Bill Hollweg
Brythwold – Bruce Busby
Feasting Noble – Fiona Thraille
Oddason – Jeremy Corke
Viking1 – Scott M. Sandridge
Viking2 – Mark, the Encaffeinated ONE
Saxon – Abner Senires
Various Warriors – Jules Ismail, Michael Hudson, Capt. John Tadrzak

Music Credits: Kevin MacLeod
Sound Effects: Alexa Chipman, Stevie K. Farnaby and GRsites.Com

Photography: Michael Hudson in 2009

The Battle of Maldon was translated and adapted for audio by Alexa Chipman, based upon the Cotton Manuscript Otho A xii.3 with alterations from Bright Ettmuler, Grein, Kluge, Korner, Muller, Rieger, Sweet, Thorpe, Wulcker and Zernial as published in 1908 by D.C. & Heath Co, London.

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Saxonboc name thanks to Bruce Humphries & Planish from Audio Drama Talk