Baptism — Original Master Series
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Joan Baez:  Baptism, A Journey Through Our Time (CD-79240):  A selection of poetry sung and spoken by Joan Baez to original music by Peter Schickele.   Digitally re-mastered with three additional tracks from the original recording sessions.  (The original 1968 version of Baptism is also available, but only on LP.)



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 Varčse)

[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)

*[24]  Mystic Numbers:  36.  Wedding Song (Henry Treece)

*[25]  When The Shy Star Goes Forth In Heaven (James Joyce)

*[26]  The Angel  (William Blake)

*previously unreleased tracks


Audio Samples

Listen to short excerpts from Baptism—Original Master Series:

Baptism, Side A
Baptism, Side B
Baptism, Bonus Tracks

Audio Samples can be played using the free RealAudio player. 

Cover image, audio clips and track listings are copyright © 2003 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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