I was just looking up at random how poetry, especially Eliot's, had inspired music when I came upon these pages. Certainly one of the many ways poets are kept alive, and throbbing.

The Music of 'Little Gidding' 

Late T. S. Eliot, Late Beethoven
by Cashman Kerr Prince
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
AUGUST 2, 2012 

From T.S. Eliot to Poe, Poetry-Inspired Music
by Elaine Strauss

Words and Music : Symphony of a City