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A Very Fine Cat

A Very Fine Cat

28 tracks 65 min
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A Feline Celebration in Words and Music

From the 8th century Pangur Ban to Samuel Johnson's Hodge, "a very fine cat indeed!", this is a tale of cats from some of the greatest English writers read by Margaret Howard. We've added some feline music too, by Scarlatti, Tchaikovsky and others.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1106

England's Favourite Poems

England's Favourite Poems

30 tracks 60 minutes
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Read by Margaret Howard

An inspiring anthology of classics such as Wordsworth's 'Upon Westminster Bridge', Kipling's 'If', Masefield's evocative 'Sea fever' and Eliot's affectionate portrayal of 'Gus, the Theatre Cat' interpsersed with gentle music.

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Ref: CDG1083

Some Corner of a Foreign Field

Some Corner of a Foreign Field

30 tracks 64 min
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Poetry and Music of the Great War 1914-1918

The horrors of the Great War produced some of the finest British poetry of the century. Poignant readings are combined with music of great power in a moving album, full of humour, irony, and terror in equal measure.

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Ref: CDG1082

In Pastures Green

In Pastures Green

19 tracks 60 min
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A meditation in psalms, poems and music

A treasury of favourite psalms, poetry and music, from the immortal 23rd psalm to Thomas Hardy's poignant evocations of English country churches, complemented by music such as Vaughan Williams' magnificent 'Tallis' fantasia.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1092

Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Sonnets by William Shakespeare

44 tracks 62 min
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Read by Margaret Howard

Subtle, clever, witty and deeply profound, Shakespeare's sonnets have captured the imagination of readers for generations. Here they are brought to life, with suitable musical interludes, by broadcaster Margaret Howard and Bernard Palmer.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1123

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