The finest voices reading a wonderful selection of poetry accompanied by selected classical music. Includes:
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There is a loud musical backing to every poem as if they thought the poetry by itself not worth recording - as a result you strain to hear the words. Its an alarmingly stupid idea.
There should be a clear warning of this and it should go under the separate genre of 'poetry set to music by idiots'
The narrators are excellent I would not change them.
Each poem should be introduced. A good selection ruined by the music.
"excellent in every way except for background music"
Excellent poems, and excellent readers, BUT I found the background music intrusive and completely unnecessary-- If you like poetry, you know it stands by itself. Having a sound tract is like listening to too song played simultaneously. arg!
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