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Multilingual Short Works Collection 014

Gelesen von LibriVox Volunteers

This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers.

01 - Danish - I skovens dybe, stille ro by Fritz Andersen key words: poetry
02 - Esperanto - Limerick by G. D. Lewis key words: poetry, limerick
03 - French - Lettre by Paul Verlaine key words: poetry
04 - French - Il pleure dans mon coeur by Paul Verlaine key words: poetry
05 - French - A Clymène by Paul Verlaine key words: poetry
06 - German - Es weint mein armes Herz by Paul Verlaine key words: poetry, melancholy, translated by Wolf von Kalckreuth
07 - Italian - La caduta by Giuseppe Parini key words: La caduta, poetry
08 - Italian - X Agosto by Giovanni Pascoli key words: It has been written in memory of Pascoli's father Ruggero, murdered under mysterious circumstances on the night of St. Lorenzo.
09 - Italian - La Pentecoste by Alessandro Manzoni key words: It is one of the sacred lyrics, Mazoni composed after his religious conversion
10 - Italian - In morte del fratello Giovanni by Ugo Foscolo key words: Sonnet composed in memory of Foscolo's dead brother Giovanni
11 - Luxembourgish - D’fĕer Joerszéiten by Michel Lentz key words: romantic poetry, nature, love. This poem is about love being compared to the four seasons.
12 - Norwegian - Reven Som Gjeter by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen key words: prose, fiction, fairy tale
13 - Portuguese - Doçura e bondade by Guerra Junqueiro key words: A tale that helps children reflect about the Good and wrong
14 - Portuguese - O ouro by Guerra Junqueiro key words: A tale that helps children reflect about the value of things
15 - Romanian - Cu penetul ca sideful by Mihai Eminescu key words: poetry
16 - Romanian - Colinde, Colinde by Mihai Eminescu key words: poetry
17 - Romanian - Glossă by Mihai Eminescu key words: poetry
18 - Romanian - Manusa (Der Handschuh) by Friedrich Schiller key words: poetry
19 - Russian - Женское Счастье by Anton Chekhov key words: a sarcastic short story
20 - Spanish - El buen hombre y su hijo (de El Conde Lucanor) by Don Juan Manuel key words: prose, fiction, didactic tale (0 hr 47 min)

Chapters

Danish - I skovens dybe, stille ro

1:11

Read by Glenn O'Brien

Esperanto - Limerick

0:32

Read by Glenn O'Brien

French - Lettre

1:59

Read by millianna

French - Il pleure dans mon coeur

0:50

Read by millianna

French - A Clymène

0:56

Read by millianna

German - Es weint mein armes Herz

1:08

Read by Hokuspokus

Italian - La caduta

3:52

Read by Fabiola

Italian - X Agosto

1:18

Read by Fabiola

Italian - La Pentecoste

4:47

Read by Fabiola

Italian - In morte del fratello Giovanni

1:30

Read by Fabiola

Luxembourgish - D’fĕer Joerszéiten

1:19

Read by Sonia

Norwegian - Reven Som Gjeter

2:36

Read by Kathrine Engan

Portuguese - Doçura e bondade

1:41

Read by Suzy Caldeira

Portuguese - O ouro

1:40

Read by Suzy Caldeira

Romanian - Cu penetul ca sideful

0:38

Read by Livia F.

Romanian - Colinde, Colinde

0:51

Read by Livia F.

Romanian - Glossă

3:29

Read by Livia F.

Romanian - Manusa (Der Handschuh)

2:51

Read by Livia F.

Russian - Женское Счастье

9:23

Read by Vilya Levitskiy

Spanish - El buen hombre y su hijo (de El Conde Lucanor)

4:36

Read by Luis Alberto Martín