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Tower Beyond Tragedy: By Robinson Jeffers

Tower Beyond Tragedy: By Robinson Jeffers

Released two years after poet Robinson Jeffers’ death in 1962, this recording features nine poems by the poet read by Special Tony Award Winner Marian Seldes. Most notable is the reading of Tower Beyond Tragedy, a narrative poem in epic form that explores the story and psyche of Orestes after the death of Agamemnon. The liner notes include poem texts.

Track Listing

101
The Beauty of Things Marian Seldes 1:18
102
The World's Wonders Marian Seldes 3:16
103
The Old Stonemason Marian Seldes 2:39
104
Joy Marian Seldes 0:50
105
Final Speech: Cretan Woman/Aphrodite Marian Seldes 0:57
106
Cassandra/Tower Beyond Tragedy Marian Seldes 10:57
201
Final Scene: Tower Beyond Tragedy/Electra and Orestes Marian Seldes 24:31

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