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Illustrated talk by Sir Charles Tennyson
The voice of Alfred Lord Tennyson reading his own poetry was recorded on wax cylinders in 1890. In this programme the poet's grandson introduces fragments of the surviving recordings. Listeners will be able to follow the voice belter if they have in front of them the text of the following verse: sections 1, 2, and 3 of ' The Charge of the Heavy Brigade'; Stanzas 5 and 6 of 'The Northern Farmer (New Style) '; the dosing stanza of ' Come into the garden, Maud '; and ' The Charge of the Light Brigade.'
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