Category Archives: John Keats

Fingal’s Cave- music and poetry

Fingal’s Cave- music and poetry Fingal’s Cave is a magical cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa in the Inner Hebrides. It sits amongst the Sea and has natural acoustics, caused by echoes of waves; this gives it the atmosphere … Continue reading

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A Walk Through the Keats-Shelley House

A Walk Through the Keats-Shelley House. The Keats-Shelley House curator takes a walk through some of the rooms of the museum and explains why this place is so important.

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Keats House-a little visit to the house of the poet John Keats

Keats House-a little visit to the house of the poet John Keats. Keats House is where the poet John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820, and is the setting that inspired some of his most memorable poetry. http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/keats

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Ode To A Nightingale, poem by John Keats read by Ben Whishaw

Ode To A Nightingale, poem by John Keats read by Ben Whishaw The Nightingales who live in Lodge Hill, England, risk losing their homes!!!!  Land Securities, Britain’s largest developers want to build 5,000 homes, a school, a nursing home and … Continue reading

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To Autumn, poem by John Keats read by Ben Whishaw

                                                    TO AUTUMN.         Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,         Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;         Conspiring with … Continue reading

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Lyric, lieder and poetry.

                          Lyric, lieder and poetry. Listening to Michael Emmanuel Koch present John Keats’ poems to music, it has struck me how much Keats would have not only have appreciated this but how appropriate this is and popular it was in … Continue reading

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Ode To A Nightingale, sang with folk guitar

Michael Emmanuel Koch sings his own musical accompaniment for John Keats’ poem Ode To A Nightingale. This is a very nice folksy treatment of Ode To A Nightingale. Michael has also done a musical rendition of Keats’ La Belle Dame … Continue reading

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