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BAUDELAIRE, C.: Flowers of Evil (Unabridged)

Sensual, macabre, joyous and liberating, The Flowers of Evil, or Les Fleurs du Mal, is a beautifully debauched reflection on dreams, sin, life and death. With subjects ranging from travel to drugs, sex to faith, sleep to contemplation, Baudelaire finds new beauty in the most sinister and corrupt of situations. His morbid and nightmarish Romanticism was completely unique: cynical and bleak, but also inspiring, lifted by magnificent imagery and melodious language. The book was highly controversial upon its release and Napoleon III’s government prosecuted Baudelaire for ‘an insult to public decency’; six of the poems were banned until as recently as 1949.



Disc 1

  The Flowers of Evil
1.   Play with flash player The Flowers of Evil 00:03:03
2.   Play with flash player Spleen and the Ideal – No. 1. Benediction 00:04:11
3.   Play with flash player No. 2. The Albatross 00:00:59
4.   Play with flash player No. 3. Elevation 00:01:15
5.   Play with flash player No. 4. Correspondences 00:00:54
6.   Play with flash player No. 5. 'I love the thought…' 00:02:27
7.   Play with flash player No. 6. The Beacons 00:03:10
8.   Play with flash player No. 7. The Sick Muse 00:01:01
9.   Play with flash player No. 8. The Venal Muse 00:00:59
10.   Play with flash player No. 9. The Wretched Monk 00:00:57
11.   Play with flash player No. 10. The Enemy 00:00:57
12.   Play with flash player No. 11. Ill Fortune 00:00:43
13.   Play with flash player No. 12. A Former Life 00:01:00
14.   Play with flash player No. 13. Gypsies Travelling 00:00:54
15.   Play with flash player No. 14. Man and the Sea 00:01:02
16.   Play with flash player No. 15. Don Juan in Hell 00:01:18
17.   Play with flash player No. 16. Punishment for Pride 00:01:33
18.   Play with flash player No. 17. Beauty 00:01:09
19.   Play with flash player No. 18. The Ideal 00:00:58
20.   Play with flash player No. 19. The Giantess 00:00:53
21.   Play with flash player No. 20. The Mask 00:02:22
22.   Play with flash player No. 21. Hymn to Beauty 00:01:46
23.   Play with flash player No. 21a. The Jewels 00:01:54
24.   Play with flash player No. 22. Exotic Perfume 00:00:57
25.   Play with flash player No. 23. Head of Hair 00:02:09
26.   Play with flash player No. 24. 'I love you as I love…' 00:00:41
27.   Play with flash player No. 25. 'You'd entertain the universe…' 00:01:09
28.   Play with flash player No. 26. Sed non satiata 00:00:56
29.   Play with flash player No. 27. 'The way her silky garments…' 00:00:50
30.   Play with flash player No. 28. The Dancing Serpent 00:01:33
31.   Play with flash player No. 29. A Carcass 00:02:32
32.   Play with flash player No. 30. De profundis clamavi 00:00:53
33.   Play with flash player No. 31. The Vampire 00:00:57
34.   Play with flash player No. 31a. Lethe 00:01:25
35.   Play with flash player No. 32. 'Beside a monstrous Jewish whore…' 00:00:53
36.   Play with flash player No. 33. Remorse after Death 00:00:55
37.   Play with flash player No. 34. The Cat 00:00:49
38.   Play with flash player No. 35. Duellum 00:00:52
39.   Play with flash player No. 36. The Balcony 00:02:06
40.   Play with flash player No. 37. The Possessed 00:00:57
41.   Play with flash player No. 38. A Phantom 00:03:42
42.   Play with flash player No. 39. 'I give to you these verses…' 00:00:56
43.   Play with flash player No. 40. Semper eadem 00:01:01
44.   Play with flash player No. 41. Completely One 00:01:07
45.   Play with flash player No. 42. 'What will you say tonight…' 00:00:54
46.   Play with flash player No. 43. The Living Torch 00:00:58
47.   Play with flash player No. 43a. To One Who Is Too Cheerful 00:01:44
48.   Play with flash player No. 44. Reversibility 00:01:37
49.   Play with flash player No. 45. Confession 00:02:06
50.   Play with flash player No. 46. The Spiritual Dawn 00:00:54
51.   Play with flash player No. 47. The Harmony of Evening 00:01:16


Disc 2

  The Flowers of Evil
1.   Play with flash player No. 48. The Flask 00:01:56
2.   Play with flash player No. 49. Poison 00:01:06
3.   Play with flash player No. 50. Misty Sky 00:01:02
4.   Play with flash player No. 51. The Cat 00:01:56
5.   Play with flash player No. 52. The Splendid Ship 00:02:05
6.   Play with flash player No. 53. Invitation to the Voyage 00:01:26
7.   Play with flash player No. 54. The Irreparable 00:02:36
8.   Play with flash player No. 55. Conversation 00:01:02
9.   Play with flash player No. 56. Autumn Song 00:01:50
10.   Play with flash player No. 57. To a Madonna – Votive in the Spanish Style 00:02:34
11.   Play with flash player No. 58. Song of the Afternoon 00:01:32
12.   Play with flash player No. 59. Sisina 00:00:55
13.   Play with flash player No. 60. Praises for My Francisca 00:01:36
14.   Play with flash player No. 61. For a Creole Lady 00:01:05
15.   Play with flash player No. 62. Moesta et arrabunda 00:01:46
16.   Play with flash player No. 63. The Ghost 00:00:47
17.   Play with flash player No. 64. Autumn Sonnet 00:00:57
18.   Play with flash player No. 65. Sorrows of the Moon 00:00:55
19.   Play with flash player No. 66. Cats 00:00:58
20.   Play with flash player No. 67. Owls 00:00:49
21.   Play with flash player No. 68. The Pipe 00:00:41
22.   Play with flash player No. 69. Music 00:00:39
23.   Play with flash player No. 70. Burial 00:00:38
24.   Play with flash player No. 71. A Fantastical Engraving 00:00:51
25.   Play with flash player No. 72. The Happy Corpse 00:00:56
26.   Play with flash player No. 73. The Cask of Hate 00:00:55
27.   Play with flash player No. 74. The Cracked Bell 00:00:55
28.   Play with flash player No. 75. Spleen (I) 00:00:56
29.   Play with flash player No. 76. Spleen (II) 00:01:32
30.   Play with flash player No. 77. Spleen (III) 00:01:02
31.   Play with flash player No. 78. Spleen (IV) 00:01:18
32.   Play with flash player No. 79. Obsession 00:01:00
33.   Play with flash player No. 80. The Taste for Nothingness 00:01:10
34.   Play with flash player No. 81. Alchemy of Suffering 00:00:53
35.   Play with flash player No. 82. Congenial Horror 00:00:49
36.   Play with flash player No. 83. Heautontimoroumenos 00:01:16
37.   Play with flash player No. 84. The Irremediable 00:01:47
38.   Play with flash player No. 85. The Clock 00:01:38
39.   Play with flash player Parisian Scenes – No. 86. Landscape 00:01:45
40.   Play with flash player No. 87. The Sun 00:01:15
41.   Play with flash player No. 88. To a Red - Haired Beggar Girl 00:02:09
42.   Play with flash player No. 89. The Swan 00:03:32
43.   Play with flash player No. 90. The Seven Old Men 00:03:00
44.   Play with flash player No. 91. The Little Old Women 00:05:17
45.   Play with flash player No. 92. The Blind 00:00:59
46.   Play with flash player No. 93. To a Woman Passing By 00:01:04
47.   Play with flash player No. 94. Skeletons Digging 00:01:38
48.   Play with flash player No. 95. Dusk 00:02:25
49.   Play with flash player No. 96. Gaming 00:01:32


Disc 3

  The Flowers of Evil
1.   Play with flash player No. 97. Danse macabre 00:03:32
2.   Play with flash player No. 98. The Love of Illusion 00:01:50
3.   Play with flash player No. 99. 'have not forgotten…' 00:00:44
4.   Play with flash player No. 100. 'That kind heart you were jealous of…' 00:01:25
5.   Play with flash player No. 101. Mists and Rains 00:00:59
6.   Play with flash player No. 102. Parisian Dream 00:02:50
7.   Play with flash player No. 103. Dawn 00:02:05
8.   Play with flash player Wine – No. 104. The Soul of Wine 00:01:33
9.   Play with flash player No. 105. The Ragman's Wine 00:02:00
10.   Play with flash player No. 106. The Murderer's Wine 00:02:25
11.   Play with flash player No. 107. The Solitary's Wine 00:00:59
12.   Play with flash player No. 108. The Lovers' Wine 00:00:47
13.   Play with flash player Flowers of Evil – No. 109. Destruction 00:01:02
14.   Play with flash player No. 110. Martyr – Drawing by an Unknown Master 00:03:21
15.   Play with flash player No. 110a. Lesbos 00:04:27
16.   Play with flash player No. 110b. Condemned Women: Delphine… 00:06:41
17.   Play with flash player No. 111. Condemned Women 00:01:53
18.   Play with flash player No. 112. The Two Good Sisters 00:00:57
19.   Play with flash player No. 113. The Fountain of Blood 00:00:57
20.   Play with flash player No. 114. Allegory 00:01:19
21.   Play with flash player No. 115. A Beatrice 00:01:43
22.   Play with flash player No. 115a. The Metamorphoses of the Vampire 00:01:58
23.   Play with flash player No. 116. A Voyage to Cythera 00:04:09
24.   Play with flash player No. 117. Passion and the Skull – An Old Colophon 00:00:52


Disc 4

  The Flowers of Evil
1.   Play with flash player Revolt – No. 118. St. Peter's Denial 00:02:25
2.   Play with flash player No. 119. Abel and Cain 00:01:40
3.   Play with flash player No. 120. Litanies of Satan 00:03:06
4.   Play with flash player Death – No. 121. The Death of Lovers 00:01:04
5.   Play with flash player No. 122. The Death of the Poor 00:01:03
6.   Play with flash player No. 123. The Death of Artists 00:01:08
7.   Play with flash player No. 124. Day's End 00:00:52
8.   Play with flash player No. 125. Dream of a Curious Man 00:01:03
9.   Play with flash player No. 126. Voyaging 00:09:29
10.   Play with flash player The Waifs – 1. The Setting of the Romantic Sun 00:01:04
11.   Play with flash player Gallantries – VIII. The Fountain 00:01:49
12.   Play with flash player IX. Bertha's Eyes 00:00:55
13.   Play with flash player X. Hymn 00:00:58
14.   Play with flash player XI. A Face Makes Promises 00:01:15
15.   Play with flash player XII. The Monster or The Praise of a Macabre… 00:03:30
16.   Play with flash player Epigraphs – XIV. Poem on the Portrait of Honoré… 00:00:52
17.   Play with flash player XV. Lola de Valence 00:00:23
18.   Play with flash player XVI. On Tasso in Prison, by Eugene Delacroix 00:00:56
19.   Play with flash player Diverse Pieces – XVII. The Voice 00:01:51
20.   Play with flash player XVIII. The Unforeseen 00:02:59
21.   Play with flash player XIX. The Ransom 00:00:52
22.   Play with flash player XX. To a Girl of Malabar 00:01:46
23.   Play with flash player Buffooneries – XXI. On the Debut of Amina… 00:01:09
24.   Play with flash player XXII. To M. Eugene Fromentin Concerning… 00:02:12
25.   Play with flash player XXIII. A Jolly Tavern On the Road from Brussels… 00:00:31
26.   Play with flash player Additional Poems from the Third Edition 00:00:54
27.   Play with flash player No. 2. 'To Théodore de Banville 1842' 00:00:57
28.   Play with flash player No. 4. Prayer of a Pagan 00:00:45
29.   Play with flash player No. 5. The Pot Lid 00:00:55
30.   Play with flash player No. 6. Midnight Examination 00:01:29
31.   Play with flash player No. 7. Sad Madrigal 00:01:57
32.   Play with flash player No. 8. The Cautioner 00:00:47
33.   Play with flash player No. 9. The Rebel 00:00:56
34.   Play with flash player No. 10. Very Far From France 00:00:47
35.   Play with flash player No. 11. The Gulf 00:01:00
36.   Play with flash player No. 12. Lament of an Icarus 00:00:56
37.   Play with flash player No. 13. Meditation 00:01:05
38.   Play with flash player No. 14. The Insulted Moon 00:01:05

Total Playing Time: 04:13:32






Author(s):
Baudelaire, Charles

Reader(s):
Keeble, Jonathan

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0303

Barcode: 9781781981207

Release Date: 04/2018

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