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Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry


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Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry

Richard Burton

Catalogue Number: ALN 1503
Number of Discs: 2
Date/Runtime:
Barcode: 5055354415036

 




“One of the most expressive and romantic acting voices, in selections of his own”

CD One:

    • [1] Under Milk Wood: To Begin at the Beginning: 1.49

Dylan Thomas Poetry:

    • [2] A Winter’s Tale 7:19
    • [3] In my Craft and Sullen Art 0:55
    • [4] The Force that through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower 1:20
    • [5] The Hand that Signed the Paper 1:05
    • [6] The Ballad of the Long-Legged Bait 9:45
    • [7] Fernhill 3:23
    • [8] Hunchback in the Park  1.53
    • [9] Before I Knocked  2.21
    • [10] I See the Boys of Summer 2:52
    • [11] Lament 3:48
    • [12] Desiderata (1692, found in a Baltimore church)  2:02
    • [13] Adelstrop (Edward Thomas 1878-1917) 0:50
    • [14] Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae
      (Ernest Dowson 1867-1900 ) 1:30
    • [15] Hunter Trials (John Betjeman 1906-84) 1:09

Thomas Hardy Poetry:

    • [16] At Casterbridge Fair (6 parts) 5:15
    • [17] The Voice 0:58
    • [18] Weathers 0:49
    • [19] She Charged Me 0:57

John Donne Poetry

    • [20] A Hymn to God the Father   1:02
    • [21] The Good Morrow 1:22
    • [22] Song: Go and Catch a Falling Star 1:04
    • [23] Song: Sweetest Love I do not go 1:49
    • [24] Frost at Midnight (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) 4:23
    • [25] Lines from Richard II (Wm.Shakespeare) 1.56
    • [26] Lines from The Tempest (Wm.Shakespeare) 0:51

Dylan Thomas Poetry:

    • [27] Elegy (ed.Watkins) 2:31
    • [28] Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed 1:21
    • [29] Do not go Gentle into that Good Night 1:20
    • [30] And Death Shall Have No Dominion 1:35

CD Two:

    • [1] The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Taylor Coleridge)
      Richard Burton with John Neville as narrator
      and Robert Hardy as the Wedding Guest 28:22

Thomas Hardy Poetry:

    • [2] In Tenebris 1:06
    • [3] Shut Out that Moon 1:13
    • [4] Reminiscences of a Dancing Man 1:22
    • [5] Let me Enjoy 0:51
    • [6] Beyond the Last Lamp 2:02
    • [7] I Found her out There 1:20
    • [8] In the Servants’ Quarters 2.20
    • [9] In the Study 1:03
    • [10] Timing Her 1:36
    • [11] Old Furniture 1:44
    • [12] At Castle Boterel 1:56

John Donne Poetry:

  • [13] Legacie 1.20
  • [14] The Anniversary 1:44
  • [15] A Nocturnall (Upon St. Lucy’s) 2:46
  • [16] A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning 2:00
  • [17] The Extasie 3:47
  • [18] The Funerall 1:12
  • [19] The Relique 1:45
  • [20] At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corner 0:52
  • [21] Death be not Proud 0:54