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Visual and audio links for the poets.

 

Anna Akhmatova Akhmatova Petrov-vodkin

 

 

 

http://imwerden.net/audio/akhmatova_01_requiem.mp3 Akmatova's historic “Requiem”
http://www.bezumiye.com/requiem.htm Judith Hemschemeyer’s English translation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htW5XzUD24k Akmatova reading her short poem, "The Muse."
http://www.akhmatova.org/sound/aa/akhmatova.htm Audio of Akhmatova's epic "Poem Without a Hero."
http://www.bestpoets.narod.ru/ahmatova.htm Extensive collection of Akhmatova's audio files.

 

 

 

Innokenty Annensky
http://annensky.lib.ru/zvuk/vert1.mp3 “Among the Worlds”, composition of A. N. Vertinsky, c. 1910.
http://annensky.lib.ru/zvuk/vysotsky.mp3 “Among the Worlds”, in Vladimir Vysotsky’s performance.

 

Aleksei Kruchenykh sound files:

http://www.ubu.com/sound/krucenych.html
http://imwerden.de/cat/modules.php?name=books&pa=showbook&pid=1413 Sound Files.
http://imwerden.de/pdf/kruchenykh_deklaracii_1922-23.pdf Factura slova. Declaratsia, 1923.
http://www.stihi-rus.ru/1/3-5.htm

 

Osip Mandelstam
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/russian/mandelstam/ Bruce McCleland’s translation of Mandelstam’s book Tristia with facing, transliterated (“sounded-out”) texts.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmumXfKeVh8&feature=related In Russian, Brodsky’s powerful analysis of Mandelstam, w/comparison to Tsvetayeva, Akhmatova, and Pasternak.
His book of children's verse, "Primus", 1925. English version by Alex Cigale.

 

Vladimir Mayakovsky
http://media.sas.upenn.edu/pennsound/authors/Mayakovsky/Mayakovsky-Vladimir_And-Could-You.mp3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nju_ZQa23jU&feature=related Tribute in English.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKeYvv65EEw&feature=related His silent 1918, “Lady and Tramp”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JI0eVsi-Dmo&feature=related Mayakovsky's "Lady and the Tramp," 2/4.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N9b6qTcJOw&feature=related Mayakovsky's "Lady and the Tramp," 3/4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PRVAPmyB1c&feature=related Mayakovsky's "Lady and the Tramp," 4/4

 

Boris Pasternak
http://imwerden.net/audio/pasternak_videozapisi.zip
http://imwerden.net/audio/pasternak_stixotvoreniya_i_proza.zip
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pKuU-csib4&feature=related A sweet tribute.

Older Pasternak Photo         Young Pasternak Photo

 

Marina Tsvetayeva
http://www.cvetaeva.org.ru/chapter-al-bk-387/ English translations of Tsvetayeva.
http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/sound_insights/Shostakovich/art_poems_shostakovich.html Shostakovich's Opus 153, "Six Tsvetayeva Poems" listen to 3 short clips under photo on the right.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej5BaIbtsDE&feature=related Famous popular setting of her poem.

 

Fyodor Tyutchev.
http://www.russianlegacy.com/en/go_to/culture/poetry/tyutchev.htm Vladimir Nabokov’s translation of “Silentium”.

 

Vladimir Vysotsky
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8GVp_fVORo&feature=related A Poet’s Fate.
BARD VIDEOS http://www.uklein.narod.ru/ Galich also.

 

Various: earliest recordings
http://www.mp3-kniga.com/aboutbook/?bid=24629
http://rs554.rapidshare.com/files/43542130/Shilov_-_Golosa_zazvuchavshie_vnov-192kbps.rar Incl. Bryusov, Bely, etc.

 

CONTEMPORARY POPULAR CULTURE: Series of recent Slavyansky Bank ads using Silver Age poet’s texts.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inSJvzMth7Q Osip Mandelstam.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFK6GGAFVCM&feature=related Boris Pasternak.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9CFT7xQjIU&feature=related Esenin.

 

 

 


 

 

 


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