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The Resource British poets

British poets

Label
British poets
Title
British poets
Contributor
Author
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • gla
  • eng
Summary
  • From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this remarkable three-CD set offers an audio tour of some of the greatest British poets from the last century
  • From Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Ted Hughes, this three CD compilation offers a survey of some of the greatest British poets of a century and more. 30 poets are included, each reading from their own work, often with their own spoken introductions
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • other
Cataloging source
EQO
Credits note
Produced by Richard Fairman
Date time place
Recorded ca. 1889-ca. 1969
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
In English and Gaelic
Literary text for sound recordings
poetry
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the authors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1809-1892
  • 1812-1889
  • 1869-1943
  • 1873-1956
  • 1878-1967
  • 1887-1964
  • 1892-1978
  • 1895-1985
  • 1895-1974
  • 1902-1971
  • 1904-1972
  • 1906-1984
  • 1907-1973
  • 1907-1963
  • 1909-1995
  • 1911-1996
  • 1913-2000
  • 1913-1991
  • 1914-1953
  • 1916-2001
  • 1918-2006
  • 1918-1986
  • 1920-2010
  • 1930-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson
  • Browning, Robert
  • Binyon, Laurence
  • De la Mare, Walter
  • Masefield, John
  • Sitwell, Edith
  • MacDiarmid, Hugh
  • Graves, Robert
  • Jones, David
  • Bunting, Basil
  • Smith, Stevie
  • Day Lewis, C.
  • Betjeman, John
  • Auden, W. H.
  • MacNeice, Louis
  • Spender, Stephen
  • MacGill-Eain, Somhairle
  • Thomas, R. S.
  • Barker, George
  • Thomas, Dylan
  • Gascoyne, David
  • Heath-Stubbs, John
  • Graham, W. S.
  • Morgan, Edwin
  • Brown, George Mackay
  • Amis, Kingsley
  • Larkin, Philip
  • Finlay, Ian Hamilton
  • Gunn, Thom
  • Hughes, Ted
  • BBC Radio
  • British Library
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Series statement
The spoken word
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English poetry
  • English poetry
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
British poets
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • BBC Radio broadcasts of poetry readings
  • British Library: NSACD 60--NSACD 62 (on container spine: NSACD 60-62)
  • Includes previously unreleased recordings
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes by Sir Andrew Morton and text of some poems ([28] p.) inserted in container
  • Some poems preceded by introductory remarks
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • For mercy, courage, kindness, mirth
  • To my wife at midnight
  • (W.S. Graham)
  • Canedolia
  • The computer's first Christmas carol
  • Alienation
  • The Loch Ness Monster's song
  • (Edwin Morgan)
  • Our Lady of the Waves
  • (George Mackay Brown)
  • A dream of fair women
  • (Laurence Binyon)
  • After Goliath
  • An ever-fixed mark
  • (Kingsley Amis)
  • A study of reading habits
  • Dockery and son
  • The Whitsun weddings
  • (Philip Larkin)
  • Finlay's house (in Rousay)
  • Gift
  • Art student
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Black Tomintoul
  • (Ian Hamilton Finlay)
  • From the wave
  • Sunlight
  • Apartment cats
  • (Thom Gunn)
  • Pike
  • Out
  • Theology
  • Pibroch
  • Sotto voce
  • (Ted Hughes)
  • To K.M. [Katherine Mansfield]
  • Away
  • (Walter de la Mare)
  • A prayer for king and country
  • Sea fever
  • On growing old
  • Charge of the Light Brigade
  • (John Masefield)
  • Lullaby
  • Dirge for the new sunrise
  • Heart and mind
  • Scotch rhapsody
  • (Edith Sitwell)
  • Reflections in a slum
  • Old wife in high spirits
  • (Hugh MacDiarmid)
  • Love in a barrenness
  • Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava (extract)
  • The terraced valley
  • Like snow
  • Through nightmare
  • To Juan at the winter solstice
  • Song of Blodeuwedd
  • The white goddess
  • (Robert Graves)
  • The wall
  • (David Jones)
  • On the fly-leaf of Pound's Cantos
  • (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
  • What the chairman told Tom
  • (Basil Bunting)
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Persephone
  • At school
  • (Stevie Smith)
  • Do not expect again a phoenix hour
  • Come, live with me and be my love
  • Tempt me no more
  • Overture to death
  • How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix
  • In the heart of contemplation
  • (Cecil Day Lewis)
  • Middlesex
  • Eunice
  • The Irish unionist's farewell to Greta Hellstrom in 1922
  • Caprice
  • (John Betjeman)
  • As I walked out one evening
  • On this island
  • As he is
  • (Robert Browning)
  • The shield of Achilles
  • (W.H. Auden)
  • Sunday morning
  • Snow
  • The sunlight on the garden
  • The creditor
  • (Louis MacNeice)
  • Rough
  • The truly great
  • The express
  • For the fallen (September, 1914)
  • Elementary school classroom in a slum
  • (Stephen Spender)
  • Hallaig
  • (read in English)
  • Hallaig
  • (read in Scottish Gaelic)
  • (Sorley MacLean)
  • The other
  • Ancestors
  • Plas Difancoll
  • Pine trees
  • (R.S. Thomas)
  • The ballad of Yucca Flats
  • Home thoughts
  • (George Barker)
  • Poem in October
  • Fern Hill
  • And death shall have no dominion
  • (Dylan Thomas)
  • The three stars
  • The post-war night
  • Home coming
  • Birth of a prince
  • Evening again
  • (David Gascoyne)
  • Purkis
  • Old Mobb
  • Susanna
  • Bevis of Hampton
  • (John Heath-Stubbs)
  • To Alexander Graham
  • Imagine a forest
Control code
859750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr., 37 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780712351058
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9780712351058
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
10480111
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780712351058
  • (OCoLC)688557152
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
British poets
Publication
Note
  • BBC Radio broadcasts of poetry readings
  • British Library: NSACD 60--NSACD 62 (on container spine: NSACD 60-62)
  • Includes previously unreleased recordings
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes by Sir Andrew Morton and text of some poems ([28] p.) inserted in container
  • Some poems preceded by introductory remarks
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • For mercy, courage, kindness, mirth
  • To my wife at midnight
  • (W.S. Graham)
  • Canedolia
  • The computer's first Christmas carol
  • Alienation
  • The Loch Ness Monster's song
  • (Edwin Morgan)
  • Our Lady of the Waves
  • (George Mackay Brown)
  • A dream of fair women
  • (Laurence Binyon)
  • After Goliath
  • An ever-fixed mark
  • (Kingsley Amis)
  • A study of reading habits
  • Dockery and son
  • The Whitsun weddings
  • (Philip Larkin)
  • Finlay's house (in Rousay)
  • Gift
  • Art student
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Black Tomintoul
  • (Ian Hamilton Finlay)
  • From the wave
  • Sunlight
  • Apartment cats
  • (Thom Gunn)
  • Pike
  • Out
  • Theology
  • Pibroch
  • Sotto voce
  • (Ted Hughes)
  • To K.M. [Katherine Mansfield]
  • Away
  • (Walter de la Mare)
  • A prayer for king and country
  • Sea fever
  • On growing old
  • Charge of the Light Brigade
  • (John Masefield)
  • Lullaby
  • Dirge for the new sunrise
  • Heart and mind
  • Scotch rhapsody
  • (Edith Sitwell)
  • Reflections in a slum
  • Old wife in high spirits
  • (Hugh MacDiarmid)
  • Love in a barrenness
  • Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava (extract)
  • The terraced valley
  • Like snow
  • Through nightmare
  • To Juan at the winter solstice
  • Song of Blodeuwedd
  • The white goddess
  • (Robert Graves)
  • The wall
  • (David Jones)
  • On the fly-leaf of Pound's Cantos
  • (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
  • What the chairman told Tom
  • (Basil Bunting)
  • Not waving but drowning
  • Persephone
  • At school
  • (Stevie Smith)
  • Do not expect again a phoenix hour
  • Come, live with me and be my love
  • Tempt me no more
  • Overture to death
  • How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix
  • In the heart of contemplation
  • (Cecil Day Lewis)
  • Middlesex
  • Eunice
  • The Irish unionist's farewell to Greta Hellstrom in 1922
  • Caprice
  • (John Betjeman)
  • As I walked out one evening
  • On this island
  • As he is
  • (Robert Browning)
  • The shield of Achilles
  • (W.H. Auden)
  • Sunday morning
  • Snow
  • The sunlight on the garden
  • The creditor
  • (Louis MacNeice)
  • Rough
  • The truly great
  • The express
  • For the fallen (September, 1914)
  • Elementary school classroom in a slum
  • (Stephen Spender)
  • Hallaig
  • (read in English)
  • Hallaig
  • (read in Scottish Gaelic)
  • (Sorley MacLean)
  • The other
  • Ancestors
  • Plas Difancoll
  • Pine trees
  • (R.S. Thomas)
  • The ballad of Yucca Flats
  • Home thoughts
  • (George Barker)
  • Poem in October
  • Fern Hill
  • And death shall have no dominion
  • (Dylan Thomas)
  • The three stars
  • The post-war night
  • Home coming
  • Birth of a prince
  • Evening again
  • (David Gascoyne)
  • Purkis
  • Old Mobb
  • Susanna
  • Bevis of Hampton
  • (John Heath-Stubbs)
  • To Alexander Graham
  • Imagine a forest
Control code
859750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (3 hr., 37 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780712351058
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9780712351058
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
10480111
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780712351058
  • (OCoLC)688557152
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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