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KEATS: Great Poets (The)


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KEATS: Great Poets (The)

Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets—represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD—with John Keats. Although this man had a short life, he produced a series of outstanding poems—many of which appeared first in letters to his sister. He was largely unappreciated during his lifetime, and died in Rome at the age of 26. Most of his 150 poems were written in just nine extraordinary months in 1819. This selection contains some of his finest works, the principal Odes, La Belle Dame Sans Merci, Old Meg and Much Have I Travelled.

  The Great Poets
1.   Great Spirits now on Earth are sojourning 00:00:48
2.   Much have I travelled in the realms of gold 00:00:46
3.   On the sea 00:00:45
4.   Wherein lies happiness 00:01:08
5.   On Sitting Down to read King Lear once Again 00:00:57
6.   Bright Star! Would I were steadfast as thou 00:00:53
7.   Old Meg she was a Gipsy 00:01:04
8.   Deep in the shady sadness of a vale 00:04:26
9.   A casement high and triple - arched there was 00:01:04
10.   Ode to a Nightingale 00:05:10
11.   Ode on Melancholy 00:01:46
12.   Why did I laugh tonight No voice will tell 00:00:59
13.   La Belle Dame Sans Merci 00:02:09
14.   Ode on a Grecian Urn 00:03:11
15.   To Sleep 00:00:52
16.   Ode to Psyche 00:03:47
17.   A haunting music, sole perhaps and lone 00:01:46
18.   To Autumn 00:02:03
19.   This living hand, now warm and capable 00:00:33
20.   When I have fears that I may cease to be 00:00:58
21.   From Endymion 00:01:27
22.   Fancy 00:03:57
23.   There was a naughty boy 00:00:34
24.   The Eve of St. Agnes 00:26:10

Total Playing Time: 01:07:13

Keats, John

Beale, Simon Russell; Sheen, Michael; West, Samuel; Woodward, Sarah

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA148912

Barcode: 9789626344897

Physical Release: 12/2007

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