[COMPLETE POETRY] Selected Poems of Francis Thompson - ke

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DrPGould
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Post by DrPGould » March 19th, 2018, 8:43 pm

Larry:

Here are the links to Sections 20 and 38. Durations, respectively are 2:42 and 3:57.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_20_thompson_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_38_thompson_128kb.mp3

Many thanks,

Philip
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Post by silverquill » March 20th, 2018, 5:56 am

DrPGould wrote:
March 19th, 2018, 8:43 pm
Larry:

Here are the links to Sections 20 and 38. Durations, respectively are 2:42 and 3:57.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_20_thompson_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_38_thompson_128kb.mp3

Many thanks,

Philip
Thank you!
This bring us to 2/3 completed. :clap:
Now, if silverquill would get his stuff done . . . .

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Post by JanisHopkins » March 20th, 2018, 6:06 am


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Post by silverquill » March 20th, 2018, 6:39 am

So well done, Janis!
A few minor things here and there, but the only thing that needs to be corrected is to add "end of poem" at the end and before "this recording is in the public domain."

Looking forward to hearing the rest!


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Post by silverquill » March 22nd, 2018, 8:59 am

bluechien wrote:
March 17th, 2018, 11:17 pm
If there are orphans that aren't super-long, could you sign me up for your choice of any? :hmm:
I've orphaned 3 and 5 and put you in for them.
Thanks for taking these.

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Post by silverquill » March 22nd, 2018, 9:00 am

I've orphaned another section, which I will take.
So, I think we can move to Readers Found

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Post by NemoR » March 22nd, 2018, 9:56 am

Larry, one PL note for section 2:

At 0:56, the first dedication ends and you flow right into the second dedication making it sound like all the same poem. You left out the title between the two:
DEDICATION OF "NEW POEMS"
To COVENTRY PATMORE

I think it would sound better with the title in there and a pause between the two, but I'll leave that to you to decide.

PL Notes for section 50:

At 0:52 the third line in the fourth stanza is:

'Tis ye, 'tis your estrangèd faces,
That miss the many-splendoured thing.

Instead of saying "your estrangèd faces", you say "our estrangèd faces", which does change the meaning here.

At 1:10 the line is: "Yea, in the night, my Soul, my daughter,". You added an extra word here and read "Yea, in the night, of my Soul, my daughter, ...... I think this throws off the meter a bit and changes the meaning of the line.

At 1:23, at the end of the poem you read the footnote "F". If a person is reading the poem from the text, it makes perfect sense. However I wonder if the listener understands that?. Normally in these cases I see readers saying "footnote" before reading the footnote so the listener understands this. In addition, with the footnote, at 1:56 the line is: "and in the shadow—but all radiance to him—of Charing Cross." ... here you read "and in the shadow—but all radiance of him—of Charing Cross.", changing the "to him" to be "of him" which changes the context.

The poem was read beuatifully!. I'll leave it to you to decided if you want to try breaking into it with any edits.
Nemo

"I find I cannot exist without Poetry—without eternal Poetry—half the day will not do—the whole of it—I began with a little, but habit has made me a Leviathan."


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Post by bluechien » March 22nd, 2018, 11:53 am

silverquill wrote:
March 22nd, 2018, 8:59 am
I've orphaned 3 and 5 and put you in for them.
Thank you, Larry!
Eva D
siamo contenti? ... ho fatto questa caricatura ... - Nietzsche

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Post by DrPGould » March 22nd, 2018, 12:10 pm

Larry:

Here is the link for Section 31. Duration is 14:18.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_31_thompson_128kb.mp3

Many thanks,

Philip
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Post by silverquill » March 22nd, 2018, 8:43 pm

DrPGould wrote:
March 22nd, 2018, 12:10 pm
Larry:

Here is the link for Section 31. Duration is 14:18.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_31_thompson_128kb.mp3

Many thanks,

Philip
Thanks!
I'll PL soon.

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Post by silverquill » March 22nd, 2018, 9:40 pm

DrPGould wrote:
March 22nd, 2018, 12:10 pm
Larry:

Here is the link for Section 31. Duration is 14:18.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/selectedpoems_31_thompson_128kb.mp3

Many thanks,

Philip
Just a couple of notes:

3:01 -3:07 Repeat: I see the crimson blaring of thy shawms!
5:43 Missing line, and second line should start with “while”
“When the ancient heavens did in rains depart,
While the high-dancèd whirls”

Challenging poem! Some words that I don't know and some difficult meter, but you did it so well!
Thanks so much.

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Post by silverquill » March 22nd, 2018, 9:47 pm

Nemo,

Thanks for the PL.
I think your point about the footnote is valid, as are you other points, so I'll makes some edits in my next session.

I'm so looking forward to reading Hound of Heaven, but also reluctant because I'm afraid I won't be able to do it justice. I'm going to see if I can record it at another venue. That perfectionist streak is clamoring!

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Post by NemoR » March 22nd, 2018, 9:55 pm

silverquill wrote:
March 22nd, 2018, 9:47 pm
Nemo,

Thanks for the PL.
I think your point about the footnote is valid, as are you other points, so I'll makes some edits in my next session.

I'm so looking forward to reading Hound of Heaven, but also reluctant because I'm afraid I won't be able to do it justice. I'm going to see if I can record it at another venue. That perfectionist streak is clamoring!
Awesome .... can't wait to hear what you do with that poem. It is a challenge! ... I really like how you can hear the changing pace of rhyme in the flow of it ..sometimes soft, sometimes loud ..slowing here, speeding up there.

From what I have heard of your recordings ( and I have heard a lot of them ) you will do it more than justice!
Nemo

"I find I cannot exist without Poetry—without eternal Poetry—half the day will not do—the whole of it—I began with a little, but habit has made me a Leviathan."

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