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Dylan Thomas

The Caedmon Collection
Thomas, Dylan (Audiobook CD - 2002 )
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Authors: Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953
Title: Dylan Thomas
the Caedmon collection
[sound recording]
Publisher: New York : Caedmon, p2002
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (ca. 12 hr., 30 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: [written by Dylan Thomas ; introduced by Billy Collins]
Notes: Compact discs
Unabridged
Contents: [CD 11] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reads from his Adventures in the skin trade and two poems: 2. Chapter I - A Fine beginning, Part 4 (beginning) (17:56 min.) 3. Chapter I - Part 4 (conclusion) (7:15 min.) 4. Chapter II - Plenty of furniture, Part 1 (beginning) (7:55 min.) 5. Chapter II - Part 1 (conclusion) (9:56 min.) 6. Chapter II - Part 2 (6:42 min.) 7. Chapter II - Part 3 (16:23 min.) 8. Chapter II - Part 4 (1:39 min.)
[CD 10] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Under milk wood: 2. Under milk wood part 4 (23:39 min.) From Dylan Thomas: Return journey to Swansea: 3. Return journey to Swansea (full cast) (26:44 min.) From An evening with Dylan Thomas: 4. On reading poetry aloud: a BBC talk with Dylan Thomas (2:57 min.) 5. If my head hurt a hair's foot (2:33 min.) 6. On reading poetry aloud: a BBC talk by Dylan Thomas continued ... (0:40 min.) 7. Poem in October (It was my thirtieth year) (3:31 min.) From Adventures in the skin trade: 8. Among those killed in the dawn raid was a man aged one hundred (1:15 min.) 9. The Force that through the green fuse (1:46 min.)
[CD 9] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Under milk wood: 2. Under milk wood part 1 (20:09 min.) 3. Under milk wood part 2 (21:31 min.) 4. Under milk wood part 3 (23:32 min.)
[CD 8] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reading from King Lear and The Duchess of Malfi: 2. King Lear: act I, scene 4, beginning: "How now, my pretty knave, how dost thou?" by William Shakespeare (15:09 min.) 3. King Lear: act II, scene 4, beginning: "Hear me my Lord," by William Shakespeare (2:49 min.) 4. King Lear: act III, scene 2, by William Shakespeare (6:34 min.) 5. King Lear: act IV, scene 7, beginning: "Where have I been?" by William Shakespeare (3:29 min.) 6. The Duchess of Malfi: act IV, scene 2, beginning "I am come to tell you Your brothers hath intended you some sport" by John Webster (19:57 min.) From Dylan Thomas reads a personal anthology: 7. Paradise lost Book I, 11.242-270 by John Milton (2:06 min.) 8. Paradise lost Book I, 11.315-330 by John Milton (1:03 min.) 9. Paradise lost Book I, 11.622-663 by John Milton (2:52 min.) 10. Paradise lost Book II, 11.430-466 by John Milton (2:21 min.) 11. Paradise lost Book II, 11.681-687 by John Milton (0:27 min.) 12. Paradise lost Book II, 11.817-844 by John Milton (1:52 min.) 13. Paradise lost Book II, 11.968-987 by John Milton (1:08 min.) 14. Comus 11.331-342 by John Milton (0:45 min.) 15. Comus 11.366-385 by John Milton (1:15 min.) 16. Comus 11.407-475 by John Milton (4:27 min.) 17. Comus 11.586-608 by John Milton (1:20 min.) From Dylan Thomas reads the poetry of W.B. Yeats and others: 18. Dr. Faustus:"Ah, Faustus, Now hast thou but one bare hour to live ..." by Christopher Marlowe (6:30 min.)
[CD 7] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reads a personal anthology: 2. The Collier, by Vernon Watkins (2:16 min.) 3. Child lovers by W.H. Davies (2:17 min.) 4. Sacco writes to his son by Alun Lewis (3:32 min.) 5. The Child on the cliffs by Edward Thomas (1:44 min.) 6. Strange meeting (parts one and two) by Wilfred Owen (3:46 min.) 7. John Kinsella's Lament for Mrs. Mary Moore by W.B. Yeats (1:48 min.) 8. The Leaden echo and the golden echo by Gerard Manley Hopkins (4:39 min.) 9. The Ship of death by D.H. Lawrence (7:58 min.) From Dylan Thomas: Return journey to Swansea: 10. Polly Perkins by Anonymous (2:08 min.) 11. Welsh incident by Robert Graves (3:04 min.) 12. Counting the beats by Robert Graves (3:04 min.) 13. Lift boy by Robert Graves (1:34 min.) 14. Old man by Edward Thomas (1:15 min.) 15. Naming of parts by Henry Reed (2:21 min.) 16. O boys! O boys! by Oliver St. John Gogarty (1:48 min.) 17. My dark-headed Kathchen by John Manifold (0:55 min.) 18. Evening in the sanitarium by Louise Bogan (2:10 min.) 19. Parody 'I climb the stairs after a tedious masquerade ...' by Patrick Boland (0:54) 20. Senex by John Betjeman (1:20 min.) 21. On a portrait of a deaf man by John Betjeman (1:39 min.) 22. The Day set for our wedding by Donagh MacDonagh (1:07 min.) 23. The Flying bum by William Plomer (3:28 min.)
[CD 6] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reads the poetry of W.B. Yeats and others: 2. The Speech of Oedipus at Colonus by W.B. Yeats (1:36 min.) 3. Three things by W.B. Yeats (1:27 min.) 4. The Circus animals by W.B. Yeats (3:31 min.) 5. Leda and the swan by W.B. Yeats (1:23 min.) 6. Solomon and the witch by W.B. Yeats (3:25 min.) 7. Long-legged fly by W.B. Yeats (1:47 min.) 8. The Three bushes by W.B. Yeats (5:05 min.) 9. The Dialogue of self and soul (excerpt) by W.B. Yeats (1:57 min.) 10. For Anne Gregory by W.B. Yeats (1:08 min.) 11. The Libertine by Louis MacNiece (1:47 min.) 12. News of the world II by George Barker (2:02 min.) 13. At the keyhole by Walter De La Mare (1:00 min.) 14. A Novelette by Louis MacNiece (0:53 min.) 15. A Woman's history by W.H. Davies (0:53 min.) 16. Whales, weep not by D.H. Lawrence (3:20 min.) 17. September 1, 1939 by W.H. Auden (3:23 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading from his works: 18. I knock at the door, chapter II (excerpt by Sean O'Casey) (11:38 min.) 19. Watchman, what of the night? from Nightwood by Djuna Barnes (17:11 min.)
[CD 5] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reading A Visit to America and poems: 2. A Visit to America - an irreverant [sic] preamble (10:30 min.) 3. The Bards by Walter De La Mare (0:49 min.) 4. Master and Bos'n song by W.H. Auden (1:08 min.) 5. As I walked out one evening by W.H.Auden (2:35 min.) 6. Chard Witlow: Mr. T.S. Eliot's Sunday Evening Broadcast postscript by Henry Reid (1:46 min.) 7. Naming of the parts by Henry Reid (2:00 min.) 8. The Owl by Edward Thomas (1:17 min.) 9. Broken appointment by Thomas Hardy (1:08 min.) 10. To Lizbie Browne by Thomas Hardy (1:50 min.) 11. In death divided by Thomas Hardy (1:42 min.) From An Evening with Dylan Thomas: 12. An Irreverant [sic] introduction (5:50 min.) 13. The Traveler's curse after misdirection - translated from the Welsh (1:15 min.) 14. A Glass of beer by James Stephens (1:25 min.) 15. One poet visits another by W.H. Davies (3:58 min.) 16. An Introduction to Thomas Hardy (2:29 min.) 17. To Lizbie Browne by Thomas Hardy (2:19 min.) 18. The Ruined maid by Thomas Hardy (2:22 min.) 19. Lent by W.R. Rodgers (3:52 min.) 20. Song by Alun Lewis (2:34 min.) 21. To my son aged eight by John Betjeman (3:02 min.) 22. As I walked out one evening by W.H. Auden (3:33 min.) 23. Master and Bos'n song by W.H. Auden (1:19 min.) 24. Passing the graveyard by Andrew Young (2:23 min.) 25. In Tara's halls by W.B. Yeats (1:57 min.) 26. The Three bushes by W.B. Yeats (4:34 min.) 27. Lapis lazuli by W.B. Yeats (4:10 min.) 28. This side of the truth by Dylan Thomas (2:04 min.) 29. In my craft or sullen art by Dylan Thomas (2:05 min.)
[CD 4] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas: In country heaven - the evolution of a poem: 2. The Voice of Dylan Thomas, an introduction by Douglas Cleverdon (2:04 min.) 3. Introduction to Over Sir John's Hill (6:35 min.) 4. In country heaven (excerpt) read by Hugh Griffith (2:00 min.) 5. Various revisions of In country heaven which resulted in the final version read by Douglas Cleverdon, Hugh Griffith, Basil Jones, Humphrey Searle reminiscing (8:21 min.) 6. Over Sir John's Hill (4:19 min.) 7. In country sleep (9:04 min.) 8. In the white giant's thigh (5:31 min.) From Dylan Thomas and Edith Sitwell read and discuss her poetry: 9. Edith Sitwell discussing Harvest (2:37 min.) 10. Harvest (excerpt) (3:12 min.) 11. Edith Sitwell discussing The Two loves (1:22 min.) 12. The Two loves (excerpt) (1:22 min.) 13. Edith Sitwell discussing The Shadow of Cain (3:35 min.) 14. The Shadow of Cain (excerpt) (0:46 min.) 15. Edith Sitwell discussing The Shadow of Cain (0:59 min.) 16. The Shadow of Cain (1:55 min.) 17. Edith Sitwell discussing The Canticle of the rose (6:57 min.) 18. The Canticle of the rose (4:03 min.) 19. Edith Sitwell discussing The Bee-keeper (0:20 min.) 20. The Bee-keeper (4:03 min.) 21. Edith Sitwell discussing Heart and mind (0:30 min.) 22. Heart and mind (1:47 min.) 23. Still falls the rain (3:01 min.)
[CD 3] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reading Quite early one morning and other memories: 2. Quite early one morning (12:35 min.) 3. Reminiscences of childhood (13:32 min.) 4. A Visit to Grandpa's (9:24 min.) 5. Holiday memory (18:12 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading from his works: 6. A Story (21:14 min.)
[CD 2] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reading Poem on his birthday, and Death shall have no dominion, Lament and other poems volume 2: 2. Lament (4:26 min.) 3. Poem on his birthday (6:46 min.) 4. Should lanterns shine (1:16 min.) 5. There was a Saviour (3:00 min.) 6. A Refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London (1:40 min.) 7. If I were tickled by the rub of love (3:13 min.) 8. And death shall have no dominion (1:53 min.) 9. A Winter's tale (11:49 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading complete recorded poetry: 10. Author's prologue (5:31 min.) 11. The Hand that signed the paper (1:28 min.) 12. Alterwise by owl light (1st verse) (0:59 min.) 13. The Tombstone told when she died (1:48 min.) 14. If my head hurt a hair's foot (2:25 min.) 15. Poem in October (It was my thirtieth year) (3:26 min.) 16. Love in the asylum (1:16 min.) 17. In my craft or sullen art (1:05 min.) 18. Dawn raid (1:09 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading Over Sir John's Hill and other poems: 19. Light breaks where no sun shines (2:24 min.) 20. After the funeral (3:55 min.) 21. In country sleep (12:30 min.)
[CD 1] 1. Billy Collins introduction. From Dylan Thomas reading A child's Christmas in Wales and five poems: 2. A Child's Christmas in Wales, a story (19:48 min.) 3. Fern Hill (3:56 min.) 4. Do not go gentle into that good night (1:34 min.) 5. In the white giant's thigh (5:11 min.) 6. Ballad of the long-legged bait (12:01 min.) 7. Ceremony after a fire raid (3:53 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading Over Sir John's Hill and other poems: 8. A Few words of a kind (13:35 min.) 9. On the marriage of a virgin (1:51 min.) 10. The Hunchback in the park (2:23 min.) 11. Over Sir John's Hill (4:29 min.) From Dylan Thomas reading from his works: 12. Laugharne (4:21 min.) 13. Especially when the October wind (2:02 min.)
Additional Contributors: Collins, Billy
ISBN: 9780060790837
0060790830
Branch Call Number: CD- 828.9 T455dc
Performers: The poetry and prose of Dylan Thomas, and selected works by other authors, read by the author and others.
Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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