The Song of Hiawatha: By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Song of Hiawatha: By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Harry Fleetwood FW09730 / FL 9730

In this recording Harry Fleetwood, a noted classical radio host, reads excerpts from the epic poem by American writer Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about the Indian hero Hiawatha. Based on the legends and ethnography of the Ojibwe and other Native American people, the poem relates episodes of romance and adventure in the wilderness of the Great Lakes region. Liner notes include the text.

Year Released 1956
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1956 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Poetry
Country(s) United States
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Instructional; Spoken word

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101 Hiawatha's Childhood III Harry Fleetwood 6:18
102 Hiawatha's Sailing VII Harry Fleetwood 5:01
103 Hiawatha and the Pearl-Feather IX Harry Fleetwood 10:19
104 Hiawatha's Wooing Harry Fleetwood 4:38
201 Hiawatha's Wooing (Cont.) Harry Fleetwood 5:05
202 The Hunting of Pau-Puk-Keewis XVII Harry Fleetwood 12:13
203 Hiawatha's Departure XXII Harry Fleetwood 8:39
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