Classic verse narrations of the travel adventures: wanderings, saunterings, pilgrimages, homecomings, quests, escapes.
Performed by Rhapsodize rhapsodes Jason Mills, Alan Weyman, Denis Daly, Jannie Meisberger, Caprisha Page, and Bob Gonzalez.
Poets: George Gordon, Lord Byron; Homer; John Keats; George Chapman; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Alexander Pope; William Cowper; Omar Khayyam; Michael Kearney; Walt Whitman; Clark Ashton Smith; Robert Graves; Matthew Arnold; Thomas Moore; James Joyce; Robert Browning; William Butler Yeats; Robert Louis Stevenson; Thomas Hardy; Edward Lear; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Lewis Carroll.
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage by George Gordon, Lord Byron (Opening Lines) – performed by Bob Gonzalez 11:02
A-Wandering – performed by Jason Mills – 10:39
00:41 Keats’s last letter to Shelley
01:12 Keats “On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer”
02.01 from George Chapman’s translation of Homer’s Odyssey
05:15 Edgar Allen Poe “To Helen”
05:59 Tennyson’s “Ulysses”
10:01 Shelley’s “Adonais: An Elegy On The Death Of John Keats”
Homer Through Various Eyes – performed by Alan Weyman – 07:02
The Brook by Alfred, Lord Tennyson – performed by Jannie Meisberger 02:16
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Michael Kearney – performed by Denis Daly 10:09
A Stroll Along the Beach – performed by Jason Mills 12:29
The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats – performed by Alan Weyman 01:35
The Vagabond by Robert Louis Stevenson – performed by Alan Weyman aw 01:50
When I Set Out for Lyonesse by Thomas Hardy – performed by Alan Weyman 01:11
Sea Journeys – Poems by Edward Lear – performed by Alan Weyman 09:59
End of a Journey – performed by Alan Weyman 16:52
Mysterious Journeys – Poems by H. W. Longfellow and Robert Browning – performed by Alan Weyman 19:53
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge – performed by Alan Weyman 36:53
Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman – performed by Caprisha Page 21:44
The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll – performed by Alan Weyman 06:00