readings


Poetry Readings


Vincent's Letters to Catherine


Featured Classical Music



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 - including sets, cast, books, and trivia - 
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All audio files are mp3 format

Transcripts are .pdf


 Recordings from series episodes


Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) Opening Introduction

Introduction
William Shakespeare - Sonnet 29 (from "Siege")
Sonnet 29

William Wordsworth - Surprised by Joy (Nor Iron Bars a Cage)
 Surprised by Joy

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandius (from "Ozymandius
")
Ozymandias

Rainer Maria Rilke - Letters to a Young Poet (from "Temptation")
Letters  to a  Young Poet
Dylan Thomas - Fern Hill excerpt (from "Remember Love")

Fern Hill  AND  Read the full poem HERE

Rainer Maria Rilke - You Darkness (from "Arabesque"
)
You Darkness

Oscar Wilde - The Decay of Lying (When the Bluebird Sings)
Decay of Lying

Robert Frost - Acquainted with the Night (from "A Distant Shore")
Acquainted with the Night

William Wordsworth - Intimations of Immortality (from "A Gentle Rain")
Intimations of Immortality

Walt Whitman - Song of Myself, Leaves of Grass (from "The Outsiders")
Song - Leaves of Grass

Catherine's Lullaby and conversation with Vincent (from " Ashes Ashes")
Lullaby


Vincent's Letters to Catherine


Once Upon a Time ...
mp3  transcript
Terrible Saviour
mp3 transcript
Siege
mp3  transcript
No Way Down
mp3 transcript
Masques
mp3 transcript
Beast Within
mp3 transcript
Nor Iron Bars a Cage
mp3 transcript
Song of Orpheus
mp3 transcript


Featured Classical Music
by episode

Terrible Saviour

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony #5 in C Minor, op 67
 (2nd movement - Andante con Moto)
Siege

Ludwig Van Beethoven
Piano Sonata # 8 in C  Minor, Op 13 (Pathetique)
Chamber Music
Franz Schubert
Unfinished Symphony
Franz Schubert Impromptu in G-Flat. op. 90 #3 Frédéric Chopin
Ballade #4 in F Minor, op 52
Ludwig van Beethoven,
Piano sonata #14 in C# minor, op.27 “Moonlight”
Robert Schumann Kinderszenen op. 15, Von Fremden Landern und Menschen Frédéric Chopin
Prelude in E Minor
The Hollow Men

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony #7, 2nd Movement
The Rest is Silence

Antonio Vivaldi
La Stravaganza, op. 4, Violin concerto #2 in E minor

Antonio Vivaldi
The Four Seasons, op. 8, Violin concerto #2 in G minor, Summer, 3rd Movement (presto).
Though Lovers Be Lost

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Clarinet concerto in A major, K. 622
Movement II: Adagio.
Walk Slowly

Frédéric Chopin
Ballade #1 in G minor, Op. 23.
In the Forests of the Night

Frédéric Chopin
Ballade # 4 in F minor Op. 52.

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata #14 in C-sharp minor Op. 27, No. 2. (Moonlight)






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