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THE GIFT OF POETRY
THE GIFT OF POETRY

THE GIFT OF POETRY

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The Gift of Poetry

Alec Guinness;
Richard Burton;
John Betjeman; Robert Donat
Orson Welles; Laurie Lee
etc


1 W.H.Auden: The Night Mail / John Laurie 2:13
2 Laurie Lee: April / Laurie Lee 1:21
3 Oscar Wilde: Ballad of Reading Gaol/ Frank Duncan 6:34
4 Robert Burns: Red, Red Rose / John Neville 0:46


Alec Guinness reading: (*with Osian Ellis, harp)
5 E.E.Cummings: Sweet Spring 1:05
6 E.E.Cummings: When Faces Called Flowers…. 1:20
7 E.E.Cummings: The Moon Looked into my Window 1:04
8 Thomas H. Bayly: Ask Me Not For Sportive Lays* 1:04
9 Cornelius Whur: The Female Friend* 1:52
10 Thomas H. Bayly: Toujours Le Meme* 2:08
11 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Exelsior* 2:34


Richard Burton reading:
12 Thomas Hardy: Wessex Heights 2:48
13 Thomas Hardy: The Voice 0:54
14 John Clare: Autumn 0:47
15 Christopher Marlowe: The Passionate Shepherd 0:58
16 Walter Raleigh: Nymph’s Reply 1:13
17 Bishop Henry King: from Exequy on his Wife 0:39
18 William Dunbar: from Lament of the Makers 0:45
19 Robert Graves: Welsh Incident 2:33


John Betjeman reading Betjeman:

20 The Church’s Restoration 1:14
21 Olympic Girl 1:26
22 Seaside Golf 1:07
23 Business Women 1:00
24 Indoor Games near Newbury 2:25
25 How to get on in Society 0:55
26 Licorice Fields at Pontefract 1:29


Robert Donat reading:

27 A. E. Housman: From Far from Eve and Morning 0:42
28 John Betjeman: Death at Leamington 1:27
29 Coventry Patmore: The Toys 1:54
30 T. S. Eliot: Gus, the Theatre Cat 3:09
31 Yuan Jie: Drunk Song on Stone Fish Lake 1:10
32 Robert Browning: Ring and the Book (extract). 2:34
33 Wm Shakespeare: On her Reign (from Henry VIII) 1:18
34 Shakespeare: ‘Dirge for Fidele’ from Cymbeline
(Fear no more the Heat of the Sun…) 1:31
35 William Wordsworth: Intimations of Immortality 11:01


36 John Donne: A Devotion (No Man is an Island) /
Orson Welles 4:10
37 Langston Hughes: Freedom Train / Paul Robeson 2:53
38 Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg address
/ Orson Welles 2:48