This Is New York
William Hope and Laurel Lefkow read works by Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Lorca and Ginsburg, accompanied by music from Dvorak, Bernstein, Sondheim, Adams, Ives and Tom Waits.
William Hope and Laurel Lefkow read poems and prose on the theme of New York with work by Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Federico Garcia Lorca, Emma Lazarus (the author of the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty), Allen Ginsberg and E.B. White with music by John Adams, Charles Ives, Steve Reich, Tom Waits, Dvorak, Rodgers and Hart and Bernstein.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
The New Colossus read by Laurel Lefkow
Federico Garcia Lorca
Dawn read by William Hope
Manhattan read by William Hope
Good Morning read by Laurel Lefkow
Broadway read by Laurel Lefkow
William Carlos Williams
The Great Figure read by William Hope
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry read by Laurel Lefkow
Photograph from September 11th read by William Hope