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Morris: Venice (Abridged)


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Item number NA435312
Barcode 812864011814
Release date 5/1/2010
Category Spoken Word
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 4
Performers
Non-Classical Artist Comberti, Sebastian
Disc: 1
1 Introduction by Jan Morris 00:08:19 Comberti, Sebastian
2 Venice by Jan Morris read by Sebastian Comberti 00:06:43 Comberti, Sebastian
3 So the Venetians became islanders… 00:05:00 Comberti, Sebastian
4 Venice stood at the mouth of the great Po valley… 00:05:19 Comberti, Sebastian
5 You can tell a Venetian by his face. 00:06:41 Comberti, Sebastian
6 The Venetians always had an eager eye for a monopo 00:05:41 Comberti, Sebastian
7 And among them all, the very image of Venice… 00:07:01 Comberti, Sebastian
8 I once passed an idle breakfast… 00:06:22 Comberti, Sebastian
9 Venice is a complicated place, physically and spir 00:05:44 Comberti, Sebastian
10 The women of Venice are very handsome, and very va 00:07:26 Comberti, Sebastian
11 There are very few mortal children in the pictures 00:04:29 Comberti, Sebastian
12 There are, however, some gorgeous artificial horse 00:05:30 Comberti, Sebastian
13 Most people, though, will remember Venice as a cit 00:05:06 Comberti, Sebastian
Disc: 2
1 There were magnificent regattas, and gymnastic com 00:06:04 Comberti, Sebastian
2 Half a century later another Patriarch of Venice b 00:05:16 Comberti, Sebastian
3 The Venetians are not quite so religious as you mi 00:06:58 Comberti, Sebastian
4 If the Venetians are not always devout… 00:05:59 Comberti, Sebastian
5 There are still about 800 Jews in Venice. 00:05:20 Comberti, Sebastian
6 There are still Armenians in Venice too. 00:05:06 Comberti, Sebastian
7 The Venetians have never quite recovered from thei 00:04:09 Comberti, Sebastian
8 It was the end of an era… 00:05:08 Comberti, Sebastian
9 Venice stands, as she loves to tell you… 00:07:13 Comberti, Sebastian
10 The bridges of the lagoon have linked Venice… 00:04:44 Comberti, Sebastian
11 A wonderful variety of boats has been developed… 00:04:41 Comberti, Sebastian
12 Different indeed is the character of the gondola… 00:05:37 Comberti, Sebastian
13 There are many houses in Venice that do not stand 00:06:40 Comberti, Sebastian
14 The Grand Canal, as Gautier once said… 00:06:21 Comberti, Sebastian
Disc: 3
1 The early Venetian bridges were used by horses… 00:06:39 Comberti, Sebastian
2 Several different kinds of policemen keep Venice s 00:04:14 Comberti, Sebastian
3 Everybody dies in Venice. 00:05:48 Comberti, Sebastian
4 The buildings of Venice are mostly very old. 00:05:59 Comberti, Sebastian
5 Thus, early that July morning… 00:06:47 Comberti, Sebastian
6 This is an old story. 00:07:16 Comberti, Sebastian
7 Bestial, too, were the men of Venice… 00:08:14 Comberti, Sebastian
8 In the Strada Nuova, on the way to the station… 00:07:39 Comberti, Sebastian
9 Venice is no longer the supreme city of music… 00:06:15 Comberti, Sebastian
10 The service in Venetian restaurants is usually rou 00:06:10 Comberti, Sebastian
11 'The piazza of St. Mark's', wrote a medieval Venet 00:05:12 Comberti, Sebastian
12 In the little square opposite my apartment Casanov 00:08:05 Comberti, Sebastian
Disc: 4
1 Venice was always alone in the world… 00:05:45 Comberti, Sebastian
2 Venetian art, too, is rich in curiosities. 00:05:14 Comberti, Sebastian
3 There are many mementoes of Napoleon in Venice… 00:06:02 Comberti, Sebastian
4 But when all is said, and nearly all is done… 00:05:45 Comberti, Sebastian
5 'We are not,' (swore d'Annunzio)… 00:06:12 Comberti, Sebastian
6 For myself, I think she deserves even more. 00:05:43 Comberti, Sebastian
7 The lagoon is never complacent. 00:07:57 Comberti, Sebastian
8 The enfant terrible of the lagoon… 00:08:15 Comberti, Sebastian
9 The convents of the Venetian lagoon were famous… 00:04:47 Comberti, Sebastian
10 San Francesco del Deserto is a small and captivati 00:05:42 Comberti, Sebastian
11 And far off in the northern lagoon… 00:08:44 Comberti, Sebastian
12 Perhaps you are a millionaire… 00:09:15 Comberti, Sebastian
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