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Joan Baez:  Baptism, A Journey Through Our Time (LP-79275):  A selection of poetry sung and spoken by Joan Baez to original music by Peter Schickele.  (This is the 1968 version, available only on a rare LP.  The CD is available on a 2003 re-mastered version.)



bulletOriginal music composed and conducted by Peter Schickele
bulletSelected and edited by Joan Baez
bulletConceived and compiled by Maynard Solomon

Track Listing

[1]  Old Welsh Song (Henry Treece)

[2]  I Saw The Vision Of Armies (Walt Whitman)

[3]  Minister of War (translated from the Chinese by Arthur Waley)

[4]  Song In The Blood (Jacques Prévert)

[5]  Casida Of The Lament (Federico García Lorca)

[6]  Of The Dark Past (Ecce Puer) (James Joyce)

[7]  London (William Blake)

[8]  In Guernica (Norman Rosten)

[9]  Who Murdered The Minutes (Henry Treece)

[10]  Oh, Little Child (Henry Treece)

[11]  No Man Is An Iland (John Donne)

[12]  from Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (James Joyce)

[13]  All The Pretty Little Horses (Negro Lullaby)

[14]  Childhood III (Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Louise Varèse)

[15]  The Magic Wood (Henry Treece)

[16]  Poems From The Japanese (Translated by Kenneth Rexroth)

[17]  Colours (Yevgeny Yevtushenko, translated by Robin Milner-Gulland and Peter Levi)

[18]  All In Green Went My Love Riding (e. e. cummings)

[19]  Gacela Of The Dark Death (Federico García Lorca, translated by Stephen Spender and J. L. Gili)

[20]  The Parable Of The Old Man And The Young (Wilfred Owen)

[21]  Evil (Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Norman Cameron)

[22]  Epitaph For A Poet (Countee Cullen)

[23]  Old Welsh Song (Henry Treece)


Audio Samples

Listen to short excerpts from Baptism:

Baptism, Side A
Baptism, Side B

Audio Samples can be played using the free RealAudio player. 

Cover image, audio clips and track listings are copyright © 1968 Vanguard Records and are used with the permission of Vanguard Records.  Any other copying by other parties for other uses is not authorized.

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