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Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices

Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices
Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices

Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices

Robert Donat
Richard Burton
Michael Redgrave
Dylan Thomas
Flora Robson
John Gielgud
Michael Hordern

Catalogue Number: ALN 1938
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: 69.12





Huge, well-chosen selection, most famous voices

  • 1. Thomas Gray: Elegy / Michael Redgrave 4:37
  • 2. John Keats Ode on a Grecian Urn / Robert Donat 3:14
  • 3. John Keats Ode to Autumn / Robert Donat 2:00
  • 4. Arthur Quiller-Couch: Upon Eckington Bridge / Robert Donat 2:02
  • 5. Walter de la Mare: All that’s Past / Robert Donat 0:53
  • 6. Thomas Hardy: The Oxen / Robert Donat 0:45
  • 7. Thomas Hardy / To Lizbie Brown / Dylan Thomas 2:01
  • 8. Thomas Hardy / The Ruined Maid / Dylan Thomas 1:45
  • 9. William Wordsworth: Daffodils / Flora Robson 1:07
  • 10. Emily Bronte: Remembrance /Jill Balcon 2:15
  • 11. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Kubla Khan / Richard Johnson 3:11
  • 12. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Frost at Midnight / Richard Burton 4:19
  • 13. W.H. Auden: As I Walked out one Evening / Dylan Thomas 3:03
  • 14. W.H. Auden: Master and Bos’n Song / Dylan Thomas 1:05
  • 15. W.H. Davies: Money-O / Michael Redgrave 0:53
  • 16. John Betjeman: To My Son Aged Eight / Dylan Thomas 1:16
  • 17. Dylan Thomas: Elegy (ed.Watkins) / Richard Burton 2:27
  • John Donne read by Richard Burton

  • 18. The Good Morrow 1:18
  • 19. Song: Go and Catch a Falling Star 1:00
  • 20. Song: Sweetest Love I do not go 1:44
  • 21. The Anniversary 1:40
  • 22. A Nocturnall (Upon St. Lucy’s) 2:41
  • 23. At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corner 0:48
  • 24. Death be not Proud 0:53
  • Milton & Shakespeare

  • 25. John Milton: A Solemn Musicke (blest pair…) / Flora Robson 1:46
  • 26. William Shakespeare: Sonnet 73: That Time of Year / Flora Robson 0:57
  • 27. William Shakespeare: Prospero’s lines from the Tempest / John Gielgud 0:58
  • 28. William Shakespeare: Sonnet 29: When in Disgrace… / John Gielgud 0:51
  • Read by Dylan Thomas

  • 29. W.B. Yeats: In Tara’s Halls 1:35
  • 30. Dylan Thomas: This Side of the Truth 1:53
  • War Poets

  • 31. Wilfred Owen: Greater Love / Robert Donat 1:45
  • 32. Wilfred Owen: Spring Offensive / Robert Donat 3:18
  • 33. Wilfred Owen: Anthem for Doomed Youth / C. Day Lewis 1:01
  • 34. Wilfred Owen: Dulce et Decorum / C. Day Lewis 1:50
  • 35. Thomas Hardy: Men who March Away / C Day Lewis 1:29
  • 36. Siegfried Sassoon: Glory of Women / Michael Hordern 0:53
  • 37. Siegfried Sassoon: New Menin Gate / Michael Hordern 1:07
  • 38. Siegfried Sassoon: The General / Michael Hordern 0:27