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Collection: A Lover's Gift - From Him To Her

    

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Collection: A Lover's Gift - From Him To Her

A collection of poetry and music expressing the romantic feelings of poets, writers and composers through the ages, including Shakespeare, Burns, Byron, Puccini, Grieg, Faure, and Elgar.


  Twelfth Night, Act I Scene 1: If music be the food of love, play on... (Shakespeare)
1.   Twelfth Night, Act I Scene 1: If music be the food of love, play on... (Shakespeare) 00:02:28
  Romeo and Juliet, Act II Scene 2: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks (Shakespeare)
2.   Romeo and Juliet, Act II Scene 2: But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks (Shakespeare) 00:02:42
  Shall I compare thee to a summer's day, "Sonnet XVIII" (Shakespeare)
3.   Shall I compare thee to a summer's day, "Sonnet XVIII" (Shakespeare) 00:02:04
  Doctor Faustus: The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships (Marlowe)
4.   Doctor Faustus: The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships (Marlowe) 00:01:59
  The Passionate Shepherd to His Love (Marlowe)
5.   The Passionate Shepherd to His Love (Marlowe) 00:02:05
  Red, Red Rose (Burns)
6.   Red, Red Rose (Burns) 00:02:00
  The Rigs O' Barley (Burns)
7.   The Rigs O' Barley (Burns) 00:02:05

Puccini, Giacomo
Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi, lyricist(s)

  La boheme, Act I: Che gelida manina
8.   La boheme, Act I: Che gelida manina 00:04:23

  David Copperfield: 'I don't think I had any definite idea of where Dora came from...' (Dickens)
9.   David Copperfield: 'I don't think I had any definite idea of where Dora came from... ' (Dickens) 00:02:13
  Persuasion: 'I have loved none but you...' (Austen)
10.   Persuasion: 'I have loved none but you... ' (Austen) 00:03:34
  Jane Eyre: 'I have for the first time found what I can truly love...' (Charlotte Bronte)
11.   Jane Eyre: 'I have for the first time found what I can truly love... ' (Charlotte Bronte) 00:02:30
  Far from the Madding Crowd: 'Such women as you a hundred men always covet' (Hardy)
12.   Far from the Madding Crowd: 'Such women as you a hundred men always covet' (Hardy) 00:02:42
  Perfect Woman (Wordsworth)
13.   Perfect Woman (Wordsworth) 00:02:52
  Love (Coleridge)
14.   Love (Coleridge) 00:01:32

Puccini, Giacomo
Giacosa, Giuseppe / Illica, Luigi, lyricist(s)

  Tosca, Act III: E lucevan le stelle
15.   Tosca, Act III: E lucevan le stelle 00:03:06

  He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (Yeats)
16.   He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (Yeats) 00:00:33
  Summer Night (Tennyson)
17.   Summer Night (Tennyson) 00:02:47
  Confessions: 'Friendship, confidence, intimacy, sympathy of soul...' (Rousseau)
18.   Confessions: 'Friendship, confidence, intimacy, sympathy of soul... ' (Rousseau) 00:02:30
  Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine
19.   Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte to Josephine 00:02:36
  Letters from Karl Marx to his wife Jenny
20.   Letters from Karl Marx to his wife Jenny 00:02:17
  My Heart's Friend (Shoshone Love Song)
21.   My Heart's Friend (Shoshone Love Song) 00:00:56
  Letter from Gustave Flaubert to Louise Colet
22.   Letter from Gustave Flaubert to Louise Colet 00:03:40
  Fidelity (D.H. Lawrence)
23.   Fidelity (D.H. Lawrence) 00:05:03
  Letter From Rupert Brooke To Katherine Cox
24.   Letter From Rupert Brooke To Katherine Cox 00:04:48

Bizet, Georges
Carre, Michel / Cormon, Eugene, lyricist(s)

  Les pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers), Act 1: Au fond du temple saint
25.   Les pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers), Act 1: Au fond du temple saint 00:05:49

  She Walks in Beauty (Lord Byron)
26.   She Walks in Beauty (Lord Byron) 00:03:51
  As You Are Woman (Graves)
27.   As You Are Woman (Graves) 00:01:07

Total Playing Time: 01:14:12






Author(s):
Graves, Robert

Reader(s):
Sheen, Michael

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Opera; Poetry

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Contemporary; Renaissance; Romantic

Catalogue No: NA138912

Barcode: 9789626343890

Physical Release: 11/2006

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