Favourite Poetry

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor), Robert Hardy (English actor) and John Neville
recording of:
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
writer:
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge read by Richard Burton, Robert Hardy & John Neville28:18
2Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
spoken vocals:
Peggy Ashcroft (actress)
recording of:
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
writer:
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson read by Dame Peggy Ashcroft1:14
3Ode to a Nightingale
spoken vocals:
Peggy Ashcroft (actress)
John Keats read by Peggy Ashcroft5:49
4Upon Westminster Bridge
spoken vocals:
Christopher Hassall
William Wordsworth read by Christopher Hassall1:10
5Daffodils
spoken vocals:
Christopher Hassall
William Wordsworth read by Christopher Hassall1:16
6Sonnet No.2: When Forty Winters Shall Besiege Thy Brow
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
William Shakespeare read by Anthony Quayle0:51
7Sonnet No.18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day?
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
William Shakespeare read by Anthony Quayle0:50
8Ode: Intimations of Immortality
spoken vocals:
Christopher Hassall
William Wordsworth read by Christopher Hassall11:07
9Corinna's Going A-Upon Maying
spoken vocals:
Peggy Ashcroft (actress)
Robert Herrick read by Peggy Ashcroft4:12
10Sonnet No.33: Full Many a Glorious Morning Have I Seen
spoken vocals:
Sir John Gielgud
William Shakespeare read by Sir John Gielgud0:58
11Sonnet No.73: That Time of Year You Mayst in Me Behold
spoken vocals:
Sir John Gielgud
William Shakespeare read by Sir John Gielgud0:58
12The Apparition
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
John Donne read by Anthony Quayle1:10
13The Sunne Rising
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
John Donne read by Anthony Quayle1:49
14Hymne to God: My God in My Sicknesse
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
John Donne read by Anthony Quayle2:20
15To Jane: The Invitaion
spoken vocals:
Peggy Ashcroft (actress)
Percy Bysshe Shelley read by Peggy Ashcroft3:22
16My True Love Hath My Heart
spoken vocals:
Anthony Quayle
Philip Sidney read by Anthony Quayle0:54
17Death Be Not Proud
spoken vocals:
Christopher Hassall
John Donne read by Christopher Hassall1:10
18Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor)
Dylan Thomas read by Richard Burton1:19
19And Death Shall Have No Dominion
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor)
Dylan Thomas read by Richard Burton1:36

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ASIN:UK: B000PKBSSI [info]