The Schooner Flight

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19921115]

Introduced by the author, Derek Walcott , winner of the Nobel Prize for

Literature, and performed by Burt Caesar.

Shabine ships as a seaman on the schooner Flight and his voyage across the Caribbean becomes a journey of discovery of his own identity and his vocation as a poet.

Music composed by Keith Waithe Producer Julian May. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921115]

Unknown: Derek Walcott

Unknown: Burt Caesar.

Composed By: Keith Waithe

Producer: Julian May.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 September 199119910927

Producer: J.

MAY

Description

Derek WALCOTT introduces his long poem 'The Schooner Flight'.

Performed by

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

arts programmes (genre)

poetry

declamation

the schooner flight (poem)

Broadcast history

27 Sep 1991 21:45-22:25 (RADIO 3)

28 Aug 1992 21:05-21:45 (RADIO 3)

15 Nov 1992 22:15-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Derek Walcott

Keith Waithe (Composer)

Andy Smith (mus)

Aubrey Bryan (mus)

Earl Lewis (mus)

Tonna Punn (mus)

Julian May (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-07-06.