February 28, 2014
The “Damned Morbid Poetry”
of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night.
Selected, arranged, and performed by Winston Tharp.
The "Damned Morbid Poetry" of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. The poetry from Act IV of the play, in the order in which it appears. Poetry by Ernest Dowson, Charles Baudelaire (translated by Arthur Symons), Rudyard Kipling, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Oscar Wilde.
1. Introduction by Winston Tharp
2. Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam by Ernest Dowson (1867-1900)
3 . Be Drunken by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) Translated by Arthur Symons (1865-1945)
4. Epilogue by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) Translated by Arthur Symons (1865- 1945)
5. Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae by Ernest Dowson (1867- 1900)
6. Ford O’ Kabul River by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
7. The Harlot’s House by Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
8. Sestina of the Tramp Royal by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
9. Mother O’ Mine by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
10. A Superscription by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
11. A Leave-Taking by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)