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MILTON, J.: Paradise Regained (Unabridged)


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MILTON, J.: Paradise Regained (Unabridged)

In Paradise Regained, Satan again is on the prowl, having successfully tempted Adam and Eve and forced their departure from the Garden of Eden, here he sets out to tempt again—this time Jesus himself as he comes to the end of his forty days in the desert. The magisterial poetry of Milton enriches the encounter and, while not matching the greatness achieved in Paradise Lost, provides drama and depth.

Disc 1

  Paradise Regained
1.   Paradise Regained - The First Book 00:03:47
2.   Oh ancient powers of Air and this wide World 00:04:31
3.   So to the coast of Jordan he directs 00:03:54
4.   Meanwhile the Son of God, who yet some days 00:04:36
5.   This having heard, straight I again revolved 00:02:52
6.   Full forty days he passed – whether on hill 00:03:54
7.   Whom thus answered the Arch - Fiend, now undisguised: 00:03:10
8.   To whom our Saviour sternly thus replied 00:03:41
9.   So spake our Saviour; but the subtle Fiend 00:03:32
10.   The Second Book 00:03:30
11.   Thus they out of their plaints new hope resume 00:03:18
12.   The while her Son, tracing the desert wild 00:03:51
13.   To whom quick answer Satan thus returned 00:03:38
14.   He ceased, and heard their grant in loud acclaim 00:03:46
15.   He viewed it round 00:04:34
16.   ‘What doubts the Son of God to sit and eat’ 00:04:18
17.   To whom thus Jesus patiently replied 00:04:03

Disc 2

  Paradise Regained
1.   The Third Book 00:03:13
2.   To whom our Saviour calmly thus replied 00:04:10
3.   To whom the Tempter, murmuring, thus replied 00:04:36
4.   To whom our Saviour answer thus returned 00:04:15
5.   With that (such power was given him then), he took 00:03:43
6.   He looked, and saw what numbers numberless 00:04:26
7.   To whom our Saviour answered thus, unmoved 00:04:19
8.   The Fourth Book 00:02:37
9.   And now the Tempter thus his silence broke 00:04:10
10.   To whom the Son of God, unmoved, replied 00:03:42
11.   Whom thus our Saviour answered with disdain 00:04:08
12.   Look once more, ere we leave this specular mount 00:02:55
13.   To whom our Saviour sagely thus replied 00:03:04
14.   Or, if I would delight my private hours 00:03:50
15.   So saying, he took (for still he knew his power Not yet expired) 00:03:30
16.   Him walking on a sunny hill he found 00:03:15
17.   To whom the Fiend, now swoln with rage, replied 00:03:46
18.   But Satan, smitten with amazement, fell 00:02:07
19.   ‘True Image of the Father, whether throned... ’ 00:05:11

Total Playing Time: 02:15:52

Milton, John

Bond, Samantha; Jacobi, Derek; Lesser, Anton

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: NA239912

Barcode: 9789626343999

Physical Release: 05/2006

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