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Birds, beasts & flowers [electronic resource] : a programme of poetry, prose & music.

Publication:
Herefordshire, England : Nimbus, [1992] , phonogram 1980
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource (73 minutes)
Subjects:
American literature -- 20th century.
English literature -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Poetry.
System Details:
digital
audio file
Contents:
From Auguries of innocence / William Blake ; Canzon à 10. Sacrae symphoniae / Gabrieli (1:37)
From The history of the flood / John Heath-Stubbs ; The unanswered question / Ives (4:43)
From Miracles / Walt Whitman ; The unanswered question : (cont.) / Ives (1:23)
Humming-bird / D.H. Lawrence (1:04)
The tyger / William Blake (1:12)
In those tropical forests / Mary Kingsley ; The babiaantje / F.T. Prince ; Oiseaux tristes : from Miroirs / Ravel (2:33)
From Animals and men / Kenneth Clark (:40)
From In the caves of the Auvergne / W.J. Turner ; Fanfare for the common man / Copland (3:41)
From Animals and men (:35)
Mountain lion / D.H. Lawrence (3:43)
The snare / James Stephens ; Chamber symphony : op. 110a, mvts. I & II / Shostakovich (2:21)
From Hurt hawks / Robinson Jeffers ; Chamber symphony : (cont.) / Shostakovich (2:21)
The eagle / Alfred Tennyson ; Chamber symphony : (cont.) / Shostakovich (1:18)
The question / Percy Bysshe Shelley (2:30)
Spring (1:09) ; Pied beauty (:42) / Gerard Manley Hopkins
The proud horse : from Venus and Adonis / William Shakespeare (1:17)
Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge : op. 10. Aria italiana / Britten (1:19)
Honorable cat / Paul Gallico ; Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge : op. 10. Chant / Britten (1:33)
The span of life / Robert Frost
Cats sleep anywhere / Eleanor Farjeon (:21)
Engraved on the collar of a dog which I gave to His Royal Highness / Alexander Pope ; March for the Royal Society of Musicians / Haydn (1:37)
The owl and the pussy-cat (1:32) ; The pelican chorus (3:57) / Edward Lear
A story about St. Francis of Assisi told by Princess Grace (1:03)
St. Francis and the birds / Seamus Heaney ; The lark ascending / Vaughan Williams (2:44)
St. Francis / Humbert Wolfe (1:47)
Proud songsters / Thomas Hardy ; The lark ascending / Vaughan Williams (1:00)
A bird's epitaph / Martin Armstrong ; The lark ascending : (cont.) / Vaughan Williams (:33)
Dorothy Osborne in a letter to Sir William Temple July 1653 (:48)
Ask me no more / Thomas Carew (1:05)
On a rosebud sent to her lover / 17th century anon. (:30)
On a rose / William Browne (1:02)
Sonnet LIV / William Shakespeare (:49)
The damask rose / 17th century herbal (:40)
The garden / Andrew Marvell (3:53)
Binsey poplars (felled 1879) / Gerard Manley Hopkins (1:52)
The redwoods / Louis Simpson ; Appalachian spring / Copland (2:58)
From Song of myself / Walt Whitman (:42)
Four things / The King James Bible (:33)
Come into my animal presence / Denise Levertov ; Vocalise, op. 34, no. 14 / Rakhmaninov (1:55)
From The heaven of animals / James Dickey ; Vocalise : (cont.) / Rakhmaninov (2:49)
From Psalm 104 ; Vocalise : (cont.) / Rakhmaninov (1:11).
Participant:
Read by Princess Grace of Monaco and Richard Pasco.
Credits:
Devised & directed by John Carroll.
Notes:
Includes liner notes in English.
Streaming audio files.
Title from resource description page (viewed March 21, 2016).
Selections of American and English poets and writers.
First recited at St. James's Palace, London, in Nov. 1978.
Contributor:
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982, speaker.
Pasco, Richard, speaker.
Alexander Street Press.
Other format:
Original cat. no.: NI 7727
OCLC:
1096458399
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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