»  36 Great American Poems — The Poems

 

 

Here is a complete track list for the poems on the CD.

Please note again that some of the tracks are extracts from longer poems. We had to edit pretty severely to get all 36 poems on one CD.

 

  Track   Poet Poem   Duration  
1 Anne Bradstreet To My Dear and Loving Husband 1:15
2 William Cullen Bryant Thanatopsis 3:25
3 Ralph Waldo Emerson Concord Hymn 1:30
4 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A Psalm of Life 2:11
5 The Song of Hiawatha 3:16
6 Paul Revere's Ride 3:15
7 Mezzo Cammin 1:48
8 John Greenleaf Whittier Barbara Frietchie 4:05
9 Edgar Allen Poe The Bells 4:57
10 Annabel Lee 2:28
11 The Raven 4:21
12 Walt Whitman I Hear America Singing 2:05
13 O Captain! My Captain! 1:52
14 Emily Dickinson I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died 1:22
15 My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close 0:29
16 James Whitcomb Riley When the Frost is on the Punkin 1:33
17 Emma Lazarus The New Colossus 1:27
18 Ella Wheeler Wilcox Solitude 1:49
19 Edwin Arlington Robinson Richard Cory 1:45
20 Robert Frost Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 1:34
21 The Road Not Taken 1:14
22 Wallace Stevens The Emperor of Ice-Cream 1:39
23 Ezra Pound Sestina: Altaforte 3:43
24 Joyce Kilmer Trees 1:16
25 Alan Seeger I Have a Rendezvous with Death 2:04
26 T.S. Eliot The Burial of the Dead 2:27
27 Cole Porter Anything Goes 1:27
28 Archibald MacLeish The End of the World 1:19
29 Dorothy Parker Pictures in the Smoke 0:55
30 Langston Hughes Saturday Night 1:30
31 Ogden Nash The Turtle 0:25
32 W.H. Auden September 1, 1939 1:56
33 Elizabeth Bishop One Art 2:02
34 Randall Jarrell The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner 1:01
35 Richard Wilbur The Death of a Toad 1:56
36 Denise Levertov To the Reader 0:59