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Camera Three: The Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca (00:54)

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Federico Garcia Lorca spent a year in New York in 1929 before he returned to Spain. His visit inspired him to write "Poet in New York." This episode of "Camera Three" includes a selection of Garcia Lorca's poetry about voyages.

"The Dawn" (01:08)

Five actors each recite a stanza of the poem. This verse first appeared in "Poet in New York."

"Ballad of the Spanish Civil Guard" (00:32)

An actor performs an excerpt of the poem. This verse first appeared in "Gypsy Ballads."

"Night" (00:25)

An actress performs the verse. Lorca pays homage to the bringers of light in this short poem.

"Variations" (00:39)

An actor performs the verse in Spanish. An actress translates the poem into English.

"Oh, What an Effort it is to Love You as I Do" (00:49)

An actor performs the verse in Spanish. An actress translates the poem into English.

"Sevilla" (00:40)

Two actors perform the verse in English, which is an ode to a town in Spain.

"Romance Sonambulo" (03:42)

Four actors recite the poem. It celebrates the passion of the gypsy people who live near Lorca's hometown of Granada.

"New York (Office and Denunciation)": Part One (00:35)

An actor recites the poem in Spanish. The poem is dedicated to Fernando Vela.

Lorca's Greatest Work (00:37)

Lorca refers to the spirit and sadness of the Spanish People. In "Lament for a Bullfighter," he mourns his close friend Ignacio Sanchez Mejais who died in the ring.

"Lament for a Bullfighter" (10:03)

Listen to excerpts of the four parts of the program. Each section is written in a different meter and addresses a different aspect of Mejais' death.

"New York (Office and Denunciation)": Part Two (01:44)

An actor recites the poem is Spanish. Lorca writes of the disgust and pollution in New York.

In New York Harbor (01:02)

This concludes a two- part study on the work of Lorca for "Camera Three." Both he and his favorite American poet, Walt Whitman, were inspired by New York City. Macandrew summarizes the episode and teases next week's.

Credits: Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca Dramatized and Set to Music (00:51)

Credits: Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca Dramatized and Set to Music

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Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca Dramatized and Set to Music


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On this episode of Camera Three, Michael Tolan, Martin Waldron, Muriel Bergson, Ernesto Gonsales, Ricardo Valle, and Jane White perform Federico Garcia Lorca's poetry. Set to music, the actors recite verses about voyages in both English and Spanish. Poems include Lament for a Bullfighter, Sevilla, New York (Office and Denunciation), The Dawn, Night, and others.

Length: 24 minutes

Item#: BVL128265

ISBN: 978-1-64023-084-2

Copyright date: ©1958

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