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Multilingual Short Works Collection 025 - Poetry & Prose

Gelesen von LibriVox Volunteers

This is our 25th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. (Summary by ToddHW)

Chinese - 蜀道難 [Shǔ dào nán] -
2:29
李白 [Li Bai]
Keywords: scenery, challenge, danger, desolation, dreariness, exaggeration, myth, legend, concern, depravity
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Chinese (read in historical Chengdu dialect) - 蜀相 [Shu xiang] -
0:50
杜甫 [Du Fu]
Keywords: Chengdu, admiration, three kingdoms, regret, praise, lament, expectations
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Esperanto - La ovala portreto -
10:37
Edgar Allan Poe, translated by Albert Frank Milward
Keywords: Esperanto translation of „The Oval Portrait”
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German - Das gemordete Kind, aus Lettische Märchen -
1:49
Victor von Andrejanoff
Keywords: multilingual, german, fairy tale, haunt, ghosts
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Italian - Alla sera -
1:33
Ugo Foscolo
Keywords: multilingual, italian, foscolo, poetry, sonnet, evening, darkness, death, peace, time, restlessness, war, patriotism
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Italian - Ben venga maggio -
2:24
Angelo Poliziano
Keywords: multilingual, italian, florentine, florence, renaissance, ballata, angelo poliziano, de medici, tournament, spring, may, youth, love, pleasure, carpe diem, transience, brevity of life, vanita
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Italian - Inferno, Canto V -
9:16
Dante Alighieri
Keywords: Paolo e Francesca, second level of Hell, lust, lovers
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Italian - In morte del fratello Giovanni -
1:26
Ugo Foscolo
Keywords: multilingual, italian, catullus, foscolo, poetry, sonnet, death, grief, burial, funeral rites, exile
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Latin - Carmen CI -
1:52
Gaius Valerius Catullus
Keywords: multilingual, latin, catullus, carmina, death, grief, funeral rites
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Latin - De Herotionte, Epìgramma V.35 -
1:38
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Keywords: multilingual, latin, martialis, martial, epigrammata, epigram, death, child, grief
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Latin and French - Orientis Partibus -
4:10
Anonymous
Keywords: multilingual, latin, french, medieval, feast of the ass
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Luxembourgish - Fréjorsdoft -
1:01
Michel Lentz
Keywords: nature, spring, poetry, fun
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Macedonian - Т'га за југ [Tga za jug] -
2:00
Konstantin Miladinov
Keywords: longing, lake, homesickness, sadness, natural treasures
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Maltese (medieval) - Il Kantilena -
1:50
Pietru Caxaru
Keywords: oldest known Maltese poem, l-eqdem poeżija bil-Malti, xideu il cada, huakit hi mirammiti, Caxaro, the house that crumbled
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Polish - Bakczysaraj -
1:03
Adam Mickiewicz
Keywords: podróź, historia, przyroda, przemijanie, poezja, sonet
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Romanian - Departe sunt de tine... -
2:04
Mihai Eminescu
Keywords: Mihai Eminescu, Poezii, Departe sint de time, Departe sunt de time, Poezia romaneasca
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Spanish - La ardilla, el dogo y el zorro -
4:17
Andrés Bello
Keywords: Poesía, Fábula, Andrés Bello
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Spanish - El león y el pastor -
2:20
Esopo
Keywords: moraleja, fábula, agradecimiento
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Spanish - Remordimiento -
8:06
Eduardo Zamacois
Keywords: suicidio, desamor, rompimiento, muerte
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Spanish - Solo -
2:36
José Campo-Arana
Keywords: soledad, reflexión, tristeza
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Chapters

Chinese - 蜀道難 [Shǔ dào nán]

2:29

Read by Guomin Do

Chinese (read in historical Chengdu dialect) - 蜀相 [Shu xiang]

0:51

Read by Guomin Do

Esperanto - La ovala portreto

10:37

Read by Przemysław Wierzbowski

German - Das gemordete Kind, aus Lettische Märchen

1:51

Read by lorda

Italian - Alla sera

1:33

Read by Liber

Italian - Ben venga maggio

2:24

Read by Liber

Italian - Inferno, Canto V

9:16

Read by Falcon

Italian - In morte del fratello Giovanni

1:26

Read by Liber

Latin - Carmen CI

1:52

Read by Liber

Latin - De Herotionte, Epìgramma V.35

1:38

Read by Liber

Latin and French - Orientis Partibus

4:10

Read by Liber

Luxembourgish - Fréjorsdoft

1:02

Read by Sonia

Macedonian - Т'га за југ [Tga za jug]

2:00

Read by AnaNaumoska

Maltese (medieval) - Il Kantilena

1:51

Read by Falcon

Polish - Bakczysaraj

1:03

Read by Piotr Nater

Romanian - Departe sunt de tine...

1:39

Read by Lauren LeMay

Spanish - La ardilla, el dogo y el zorro

4:17

Read by Dharma Parra Kasen

Spanish - El león y el pastor

2:20

Read by MaricelaDiaz0788

Spanish - Remordimiento

8:06

Read by MaricelaDiaz0788

Spanish - Solo

2:36

Read by MaricelaDiaz0788