Poetry Cafe 129: The Scottish Munros

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Playlist: Texts read and music played:-

1. John Donne, ‚No man is an island…‘
2. John Muir: ‚Climb the mountains…‘
3. Melody: ‚Over the Hills and Far Away‘
4. Daniel Defoe: Journey Thro‘ the Whole Island of Great Britain
5. Traditional Scottish melody
6. James Boswell: ‚The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides‘
7. Dr Johnson: ‚A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland‘
8. Robert Burns: from a letter to Ainslie of Berrywell
9. Robert Burns: My Heart’s in the Highlands (read, then sung)
10. Samuel Coleridge: On first sighting Ben More
11. William Wordsworth: Composed in the Glen of Loch Etive
12. William Wordsworth: ‚The Solitary Reaper‘
13. ‚Chi mi na mor-bheanna‘ (I will see the great mountains), sung by Elisabeth Kaplan, of the Quadriga Consort
14. Lord Byron: ‚Dark Lochnagar‘
15. Traditional Scottish melody: ‚Lochnagar‘
16. John Keats: from a letter to brother Tom
17. John Keats: Sonnet written on the top of Ben Nevis
18. The Lone Piper: ‚Mist-Covered Mountains‘
19. from Guide to the Highlands and Islands (1827)
20. Queen Victoria: on climbing Ben Macdhui, Oct 7, 1859
21. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 (‚Scottish‘), 2nd. movement
22. Alexander Smith: ‚A Summer in Skye‘ (1864)
23. Hamish MacCunn: Land of the Mountain and the Flood (overture)
24. Walter Scott: from ‚The Lay of the Last Minstrel‘
25. Robert Louis Stevenson: ‚In the Highlands‘
26. Ronald Stevenson: musical setting of ‚In the Highlands‘
27. W.H. Murray: ‚Highland Landscape‘
28. Neil Munro: on Schiehallion
29. Harry Lauder: Keep right on to the end of the road
30. Andrew Young: ‚The Cuillin Hills‘
31. Moira Kerr: ‚The Pinnacle‘, ‚The Cuillin‘, ‚On Top‘
32. Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain (overture)
33. Moira Kerr:’Cold Reality‘
34. Rene Dauma: on summiting
35. Angharad Lloyd: ‚Munro Fever‘
36. Moving (instrumental)

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  1. A wonderful panoramic programme that captures the spirit of the Scottish hills and gives insight into why so many are driven to bag Munros!

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