Friday, September 17, 2010

Getting it right...

Not long ago our friends at Lemon Hound posted an amusing and instructive take on “Bright Star”, a film by Jane Campion - all very pretty and rather insubstantial from someone who should have known better and been moved more.

A wonderful antidote is this reading by British actor Douglas Hodge of Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale”, surely one of the finest lyric poems ever written. Listen.

1 comment:

elana wolff said...

Hodge does lovely justice to Keats
and his ode-- this music that
can no longer be composed.


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