Spokenherd is pleased to announce the launch of its first crowdsourced audiobook, and particularly pleased to make it available to you on Burns Night! We have a collection of poetry for you, including a good serve of Burns brought to life by our awesome crowdsourced international narrators. Their enthusiasm passion and talent has made the project enormous fun and we hope you enjoy the product of our labours.
The recorded pieces can he listened to and downloaded on the soundcloud site for Spokenherd found here http://soundcloud.com/spokenherd
The collection is as follows:
One Year The Door Will Open by Ryan Van Winkle narrated by Craig Lawrie
The Six O’Clock News by Tom Leonard narrated by Fiona Karen Alexander
To A Mouse by Robert Burns narrated by Fiona Karen Alexander
The Tay Bridge Disaster by William McGonagall narrated by Kenny Gregory
Mrs Darwin by Carol Ann Duffy narrated by Mairi Campbell-Jack
A Scotsman’s Return From Abroad by Robert Louis Stevenson narrated by Robert Kirkwood
Hamnavoe by George Mackay Brown narrated by Rosemary Cunningham
Ode To A Haggis by Robert Burns narrated by Sarah Morrison
Braw Lads O Galla Water by Robert Burns narrated by Colin Irons
Invitation by Marion Angus narrated by Juliette Llewellyn
The final piece is the most excellent A Man’s a Man by Robert Burns narrated line by line by assorted voices that demonstrate the universality of Burns and the rich sounds of Glasgow.
We loved doing this and we hope you like it to. Tell us what you think.
Should we do another and if so what would you like?
Thanks go again to everyone who auditioned, took part, helped and supported – you know who you are give yourself a round of applause.
Thanks go particularly to Creative Scotland for making it all possible and the poets who allowed their work to be used