Tuesday 16. November 2010
The Spoken Word: British Poets 2010

The Spoken Word: British Poets 2010

The Spoken Word: British Poets 2010

The British Library has published a 3 CD Set "The Spoken Word: British Poets" which includes several poems by Ted Hughes recorded at the Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh, in 1965:

  • Introduction to Pike
  • Pike
  • Introduction to Out
  • Out
  • Introduction to Theology
  • Theology
  • Introduction to Pibroch
  • Pibroch

The full bibliography listing is here.

The description of the CD runs:

"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. Thirty poets are included, each reading from their own work, often with their own spoken introductions. The selection includes historic recordings by Tennyson and Robert Browning, John Masefield, Cecil Day Lewis, John Betjeman, Edith Sitwell and Dylan Thomas, Philip Larkin and Edwin Morgan. The majority of the recordings are taken from BBC broadcasts and are published for the first time."

The full details for the set are available from the British Library Online Store.