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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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Doctor Faustus: The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships (Marlowe) 00:01:59
  The Passionate Shepherd to His Love (Marlowe)
5.   Play with flash player The Passionate Shepherd to His Love (Marlowe) 00:02:05
  Red, Red Rose (Burns)
6.   Play with flash player Red, Red Rose (Burns) 00:02:00
  The Rigs O' Barley (Burns)
7.   Play with flash player The Rigs O' Barley (Burns) 00:02:05

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

  La bohème, Act I: Che gelida manina
8.   Play with flash player La bohème, 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Far from the Madding Crowd: 'Such women as you a hundred men always covet' (Hardy) 00:02:42
  Perfect Woman (Wordsworth)
13.   Play with flash player Perfect Woman (Wordsworth) 00:02:52
  Love (Coleridge)
14.   Play with flash player Love (Coleridge) 00:01:32

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

  Tosca, Act III: E lucevan le stelle
15.   Play with flash player Tosca, Act III: E lucevan le stelle 00:03:06

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

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

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

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

Total Playing Time: 01:14:12






Author(s):
Austen, Jane; Bonaparte, Napoléon; Bronte, Charlotte; Brooke, Rupert; Burns, Robert; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Dickens, Charles; Flaubert, Gustave; Graves, Robert; Hardy, Thomas; Lawrence, David Herbert Richards; Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron); Marlowe, Christopher; Marx, Karl; Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Shakespeare, William; Tennyson, Alfred; Wordsworth, William; Yeats, William Butler

Composer(s):
Bizet, Georges; Puccini, Giacomo

Lyricist(s):
Carré, Michel; Cormon, Eugene; Giacosa, Giuseppe; Illica, Luigi

Conductor(s):
Humburg, Will; Rahbari, Alexander; Wildner, Johannes

Orchestra(s):
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Lamberti, Giorgio; Lotric, Janez; Morozov, Igor; Welch, Jonathan

Reader(s):
Sheen, Michael

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction; Opera; Orchestral; Poetry

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Renaissance; Romantic

Catalogue No: NA138912

Barcode: 9789626343890

Release Date: 11/2006

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