Poetry Cafe 22: Gardens and Flowers

Poetry Cafe
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Bob Dylan at 80
Birds in Spring
Amanda Gorman The Hill We Climb
Katherine Mansfield 2
Mountains of Scotland
The Fair Maid of the Mill
Katherine Mansfield 1
Poetry Cafe: French Chanson singer 'Barbara'
"1770: from Chatterton to Wordsworth ... and Beethoven!"
Poetry Cafe 130: John McHardy (1874 - 1917)

Texts read and Music played

  1. Walk to the Paradise Garden, by Frederick Delius, played by The Royal Philharmonic Orchcestra, conducted by Meredith Davies
  2. Poem, God’s Garden, by Robert Frost
  3. Poem, Down by the Sally Gardens, by W.B. Yeats
  4. Down by the Sally Gardens, set to music by Ivor Gurney, and sung by Stephen Roberts, accompanied by Clifford Benson
  5. Poem (part) text of the Flower Duet from Lakmé, by Delibes. (French libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille)
  6. The Flower Duet, from Lakmé, by Delibes, sung by Hei-Kyung Hong (soprano) and Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano), with the Munich Radio Orchestra, conducted by Jesús López Cobos
  7. Poem, The Violet and the Bee, by John Bannister Tabb
  8. Flight of the Bumble Bee, by Rimsky Korsakov, played by Sergei Nakariakov and Alexander Markovich
  9. La fleur que tu m’avais jetée from Carmen, by Georges Bizet, sung by Placido Domingo, with the New Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sherill Milnes
  10. Honeysuckle Rose, sung by Louis Armstrong
  11. Poem, The Glory of the Garden, by Rudyard Kipling
  12. Ramblin Rose, sung by Nat King Cole
  13. En el Generalife, from Nights in the Gardens of Spai,n by Manuel la Falla, played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Raphael Frübeck de Burgos, with Alicia de Larrocha on piano
  14. Poem, Two Gardenias, by Isolina Carillo (read in English translation)
  15. Sonnet, Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? by William Shakespeare, read by Jan Josef in German translation
  16. Dos Gardenias, by The Buena Vista Social Club


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