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The Conscientious Deacon

Vachel Lindsay

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Conscientious Deacon by Vachel Lindsay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 5th, 2013. Vachel Lindsay described this poem as "a song to be syncopated as you please". According to Wikipedia he is considered the father of modern singing poetry (as he referred to it) in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive correspondence with the poet Yeats details his intentions to revive the musical qualities in poetry as had been practised by the ancient Greeks. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Conscientious Deacon by Vachel Lindsay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 5th, 2013. Vachel Lindsay described this poem as "a song to be syncopated as you please". According to Wikipedia he is considered the father of modern singing poetry (as he referred to it) in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive correspondence with the poet Yeats details his intentions to revive the musical qualities in poetry as had been practised by the ancient Greeks. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Conscientious Deacon by Vachel Lindsay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 5th, 2013. Vachel Lindsay described this poem as "a song to be syncopated as you please". According to Wikipedia he is considered the father of modern singing poetry (as he referred to it) in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive correspondence with the poet Yeats details his intentions to revive the musical qualities in poetry as had been practised by the ancient Greeks. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

19m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:16


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:12