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Various Artists: Poetry Classics: Great Voices

Track List

>On Westminster Bridge - Robert Donat
>Ode to a Nightingale - Robert Donat
>On Wenlock Edge - Robert Donat
>Youth and Age on Beaulieu River - John Betjeman
>Subaltern's Love Song, A - John Betjeman
>Hunter Trials - John Betjeman
>Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal - Peggy Ashcroft
>Daffodils - Christopher Hassall
>Sonnet No. 2: When Forty Winters Shall Besiege Thy Brow - Anthony Quayle
>Sonnet No. 18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? - Anthony Quayle
>Ode: Intimation of Immortality (Recollections of Early Childhood) - Christopher Hassall
>Sonnet No. 33: Full Many a Glorious Morning Have I Seen - John Gielgud
>Sunne Rising, The - Anthony Quayle
>Hymne to God: My God in My Sicknesse - Anthony Quayle
>To Jane: The Invitation - Peggy Ashcroft
>My True-Love Hath My Heart - Anthony Quayle
>Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The - Richard Burton - (featuring Robert Hardy/John Neville)
>Death Be Not Proud - Christopher Hassall
>Do No Go Gentle into That Good Night - Richard Burton
>And Death Shall Have No Dominion - Richard Burton

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: James Murray.

This nearly 80-minute set features readings of 20 classic poems by the likes of Robert Donat (Keats' "Ode to a Nightingale"), Christopher Hassall (Donne's "Death Be Not Proud"), and Richard Burton (Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" and Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"). ~ Steve Leggett


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