The Great Poets

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Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Introduction
Michael Schmidt2:48
2From The Prologue - In Middle English
Geoffrey Chaucer read by Richard Bebb2:58
3From The Prologue - A Knight There Was, and That Noble Man - In Modern English
Geoffrey Chaucer read by Philip Madoc3:59
4Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?
William Shakespeare read by Alex Jennings1:06
5When I Do Count the Clock That Tells the Time
William Shakespeare read by Alex Jennings1:00
6When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time
William Shakespeare read by Anton Lesser1:02
7When in Disgrace With Fortune and Men’s Eyes
William Shakespeare read by Anton Lesser1:07
8Death Be Not Proud
John Donne read by Anton Lesser1:23
9The Good Morrow
John Donne read by Tony Britton1:28
10A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
John Donne read by Tony Britton1:58
11From Paradise Lost
John Milton read by Anton Lesser5:18
12Methough I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
John Milton read by Derek Jacobi1:13
13The Final Chorus from Samson Agonistes
John Milton read by Samantha Bond0:51
14To a Lady With the Temple of Fame
Alexander Pope read by John Moffatt0:28
15To T.M. S-E. In His Epistle to Mr. Pope
Alexander Pope read by John Moffatt0:30
16The Tyger
William Blake read by Stephen Critchlow1:41
17The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Innocence
William Blake read by Michael Maloney1:30
18The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Experience
William Blake read by Stephen Critchlow0:55
19London from Songs of Experience
William Blake read by Simon Russell Beale1:07
20Auld Lang Syne
Robert Burns read by Valerie Lennie1:51
21My Luv’s Like a Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns read by Anton Lesser0:57
22A Man’s a Man for A’ That
Robert Burns read by Jasper Britton2:00
23Lines Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
William Wordsworth read by Oliver Ford Davies1:05
24I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
William Wordsworth read by Jasper Britton1:20
25From the Prelude: And in the Frosty Season
William Wordsworth read by Oliver Ford Davies2:23
26La belle dame sans merci
John Keats read by Michael Sheen2:13
27Old Meg She Was a Gypsy
John Keats read by Samuel West1:12
28To Sleep
John Keats read by Samuel West1:00
29Wherein Lies Happiness?
John Keats read by Samuel West1:15
30From The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Robert Browning read by Anton Lesser5:44
31From Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
Walt Whitman read by Garrick Hagon6:11
32Because I Could Not Stop for Death
recording of:
Because I Could Not Stop for Death (Emily Dickinson poem)
lyricist:
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher1:01
33A Drop Fell on the Apple Tree
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher0:44
34A Narrow Fellow in the Grass
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher0:58
35A Poor Torn Heart, a Tattered Heart
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher0:42
36I Dreaded That First Robin, So
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher1:08
37I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain
Emily Dickinson read by Teresa Gallagher0:57
38The Caged Skylark
Gerald Manley Hopkins read by Jeremy Northam1:22
39The Windhover
Gerald Manley Hopkins read by Jeremy Northam1:24
40Pied Beauty
Gerald Manley Hopkins read by Jeremy Northam0:50
41The Sea and the Skylark
Gerald Manley Hopkins read by Jeremy Northam1:20
42The Self-Unseeing
Thomas Hardy read by Bruce Alexander2:09
43Weathers
Thomas Hardy read by Bruce Alexander0:58
44Great Things
Thomas Hardy read by Bruce Alexander1:39
45Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?
Thomas Hardy read by Janet Maw1:55
46Conclusion
Michael Schmidt0:36