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Contemporary English literature, vol. 1 [sound recording] : poetry of Robert Graves, Elizabeth Jennings, Edith Sitwell, C. Day Lewis / read by the poets

Catalog Data

Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Graves, Robert 1895-1985  Search this
Jennings, Elizabeth 1926-2001  Search this
Sitwell, Edith  Search this
Day Lewis, C. (Cecil) 1904-1972  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
British  Search this
Phonograph records
20th century
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Notes inserted in container (2 p.).
Issued by special arrangement with Jupiter Records, Ltd., London.
Read by the poets. Directed by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence between the studio, producers, and/or performers; original cover art designs; original production materials; business records; and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. I'm Through with You Forever / Robert Graves
102. In the Wilderness / Robert Graves
103. The Troll's Nosegay / Robert Graves
104. Mike and Mandy / Robert Graves
105. Traveller's Curse / Robert Graves
106. Song: Lift Boy / Robert Graves
107. In the Night / Elizabeth Jennings
108. On a Child Born Dead / Elizabeth Jennings
109. The Shot / Elizabeth Jennings
110. In a Foreign City / Elizabeth Jennings
111. San Paolo Fuori le Mura, Rome / Elizabeth Jennings
112. Fountain / Elizabeth Jennings
201. Lullaby / Edith Sitwell
202. Dirge for the New Sunrise / Edith Sitwell
203. Heart and Mind / Edith Sitwell
204. Scotch Rhapsody / Edith Sitwell
205. Sheep Dog Trials / C. Day Lewis
206. View from an Upper Window / C. Day Lewis
207. The Gate / C. Day Lewis
Publisher number:
FL 9888 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
English poetry  Search this
Poetry  Search this
British Isles  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9888
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections