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The Resource Classic American poetry : 65 favourite poems, [this anthology compiled by Garrick Hagon], (sound recording)

Classic American poetry : 65 favourite poems, [this anthology compiled by Garrick Hagon], (sound recording)

Label
Classic American poetry : 65 favourite poems
Title
Classic American poetry
Title remainder
65 favourite poems
Statement of responsibility
[this anthology compiled by Garrick Hagon]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here are 65 poems by leading American authors, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, and E.E. Cummings, as well as famous anonymous works such as "Frankie and Johnny." Arranged in chronological order by poet from Anne Bradstreet to Alice Walker
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
VP@
Credits note
Produced by Garrick Hagon and Nicolas Soames
Dewey number
811.008
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS584
LC item number
.C53 2000ab
Literary text for sound recordings
poetry
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, Kate Harper, James Goode, Alibe Parsons
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hagon, Garrick
  • Ross, Liza
  • Hootkins, William
  • Harper, Kate
  • Goode, James
  • Parsons, Alibe
Series statement
Poetry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Classic American poetry : 65 favourite poems, [this anthology compiled by Garrick Hagon], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Poetry
  • Compact disc
  • Duration: 2:31:41
  • Program notes on container insert
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • CD 1. The author to her book / Anne Bradstreet -- Upon a spider catching a fly / Edward Taylor -- Navajo mountain song / Anonymous -- The Indian student ; The wild honeysuckle / Philip Freneau -- The star-spangled banner / Francis Scott Key -- The prairies / William Cullen Bryant -- The snow-storm / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Telling the bees / John Greenleaf Whittier -- The song of Hiawatha from The wooing : At the doorway of his wigwam ; My lost youth / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- A dream within a dream ; Annabel Lee ; To Helen ; The raven / Edgar Allan Poe -- Old ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The Indian's retort / Jones Very -- Sic vita ; Pray to what earth does this sweet cold belong / Henry David Thoreau -- The battle hymn of the republic / Julia Ward Howe -- The martyr / Herman Melville -- Out of the cradle endlessly rocking / Walt Whitman
  • CD 2. Science and poetry / James Russell Lowell -- Frankie and Johnny / Anonymous -- An upper chamber in a darkened house / Frederick Goddard Tuckerman -- A narrow fellow in the grass ; My life closed twice before its close ; I taste a liquor never brewed ; Because I could not stop for death ; I like to see it lap the miles ; The wind begun to rock the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Bury me in a free land / Frances E.W. Harper -- The stirrup-cup / Sydney Lanier -- The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus -- I sometimes think I'd rather crow / Anonymous -- A newspaper is a collection of half-injustices ; Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind / Stephen Crane -- Sympathy / Paul Lawrence Dunbar -- A lesson in a picture / Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt -- Miniver Cheevy / Edward Arlington Robinson -- The road not taken ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening ; The death of the hired man / Robert Frost -- Meeting-House Hill / Amy Lowell -- Chicago ; They all want to play Hamlet / Carl Sandburg -- The flower-fed buffaloes / Vachel Lindsay -- The emperor of ice-cream ; Peter Quince at the clavier / Wallace Stevens -- Wild peaches ; Pretty words / Elinor Wylie -- Hurt hawks / Robinson Jeffers -- Rendezvous / Alan Seeger -- What my lips have kissed, and where, and why / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- De profundis ; Resumee ; General review of the sex situation / Dorothy Parker -- Anyone lived in a pretty how town ; Somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond / E.E. Cummings -- American names / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Theme for English B ; Trumpet player : 52nd Street / Langston Hughes -- You bet travel is broadening / Ogden Nash -- September, the first day of school / Howard Nemerov -- How poems are made/A discredited view / Alice Walker
Control code
ocm53214032
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hr., 32 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626341988
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • NA219812
  • NA219822
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Classic American poetry : 65 favourite poems, [this anthology compiled by Garrick Hagon], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Poetry
  • Compact disc
  • Duration: 2:31:41
  • Program notes on container insert
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • CD 1. The author to her book / Anne Bradstreet -- Upon a spider catching a fly / Edward Taylor -- Navajo mountain song / Anonymous -- The Indian student ; The wild honeysuckle / Philip Freneau -- The star-spangled banner / Francis Scott Key -- The prairies / William Cullen Bryant -- The snow-storm / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Telling the bees / John Greenleaf Whittier -- The song of Hiawatha from The wooing : At the doorway of his wigwam ; My lost youth / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- A dream within a dream ; Annabel Lee ; To Helen ; The raven / Edgar Allan Poe -- Old ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- The Indian's retort / Jones Very -- Sic vita ; Pray to what earth does this sweet cold belong / Henry David Thoreau -- The battle hymn of the republic / Julia Ward Howe -- The martyr / Herman Melville -- Out of the cradle endlessly rocking / Walt Whitman
  • CD 2. Science and poetry / James Russell Lowell -- Frankie and Johnny / Anonymous -- An upper chamber in a darkened house / Frederick Goddard Tuckerman -- A narrow fellow in the grass ; My life closed twice before its close ; I taste a liquor never brewed ; Because I could not stop for death ; I like to see it lap the miles ; The wind begun to rock the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Bury me in a free land / Frances E.W. Harper -- The stirrup-cup / Sydney Lanier -- The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus -- I sometimes think I'd rather crow / Anonymous -- A newspaper is a collection of half-injustices ; Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind / Stephen Crane -- Sympathy / Paul Lawrence Dunbar -- A lesson in a picture / Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt -- Miniver Cheevy / Edward Arlington Robinson -- The road not taken ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening ; The death of the hired man / Robert Frost -- Meeting-House Hill / Amy Lowell -- Chicago ; They all want to play Hamlet / Carl Sandburg -- The flower-fed buffaloes / Vachel Lindsay -- The emperor of ice-cream ; Peter Quince at the clavier / Wallace Stevens -- Wild peaches ; Pretty words / Elinor Wylie -- Hurt hawks / Robinson Jeffers -- Rendezvous / Alan Seeger -- What my lips have kissed, and where, and why / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- De profundis ; Resumee ; General review of the sex situation / Dorothy Parker -- Anyone lived in a pretty how town ; Somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond / E.E. Cummings -- American names / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Theme for English B ; Trumpet player : 52nd Street / Langston Hughes -- You bet travel is broadening / Ogden Nash -- September, the first day of school / Howard Nemerov -- How poems are made/A discredited view / Alice Walker
Control code
ocm53214032
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hr., 32 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789626341988
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • NA219812
  • NA219822
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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