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My LibriVox recordings & my reading journal (solo Litblog).


My Comforter by anonymous

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of My Comforter by anonymous.

This was the (extended) Weekly Poetry project for November 25th to December 9th, 2012.

http://www.archive.org/download/mycomforter_1212_librivox/mycomforter_anon_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=1m 14s (mp3@64kb)

 
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Cupid’s Darts (Which Are a Growing Menace to the Public) by Anonymous

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Cupid’s Darts (Which Are a Growing Menace to the Public) by Anonymous.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for ‎February 12th to February 19th, 2012.

To celebrate the somewhat silly holiday of Valentine’s Day, I’ve selected this somewhat silly poem, which first appeared in Such Nonsense! an anthology by Carolyn Wells. Published in 1918. (Summary by Liberty Stump)

 
http://www.archive.org/download/cupidsdarts_1202_librivox/cupidsdarts_anon_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=2m 20s (mp3@64kb)

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At the End of the Feast by Anonymous

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of At the End of the Feast by Anonymous.
A traditional English Christmas Carol, first published in New Christmas Carols in 1642.
This poem was the Weekly Poetry Project for the week beginning December 25th 2011.(Summary by Lucy Perry)


 
http://www.archive.org/download/endof_feast_1201_librivox/attheendofthefeast_anonymous_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=2m 47s (mp3@64kb)

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A Selection from “Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation” by Anonymous

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of A Selection from Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation by Anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 20th to November 27th, 2011.

‘Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation’ contains the famous ‘Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers’ tongue twister, although this twister was tripping tongues for many years before it first appeared in print. The book also contains a tongue twister of a similar style for every letter of the alphabet. This selection contains the verses for C, F and K. (Summary by Lucy Perry)

 
http://www.archive.org/download/selection_peterpiper_1111_librivox/peterpiper_anonymous_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=1m 26s (mp3@64kb)

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The Christmas Tree by anonymous (Alice Maude Kellogg (ed))

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Christmas Tree by anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 19 – December 26th, 2010.

This poem taken from Christmas Entertainments by Alice Maude Kellogg (ed) (1862-1911), containing fancy drills, acrostics, motion songs, tableaux, short plays, recitations in costume for children of five to fifteen years. (from book introduction)

NOTE:- I have not recorded for this project, please download the entire book to listen to this poem by other Librivox’ers. Thanks.

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Simple Gifts by Anonymous

LibriVox logo LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Simple Gifts by Anonymous (circa 1848). This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th – June 6th, 2010.

Several Shaker manuscripts indicate that this is a “Dancing Song” or a “Quick Dance.” The references to “turning” in the last two lines have been identified as dance instructions. The melody was used by Aaron Copeland as the basis for Appalachian Spring.
(summary by Wikipedia and David Lawrence)

http://www.archive.org/download/simple_gifts_1006_librivox/simplegifts_anonymous_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=53s (mp3@64kb)

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