The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

bookshelves: winter-20142015, epic-proportions, north-americas, mythology, poetry, published-1955, victorian, kiddlewinks, play-dramatisation, classic

Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from January 22 to 25, 2015

Description: This epic narrative poem, with its picturesque and highly imaginative tales, threads the many aspects of native American mythology concerning life, nature and ritual. Weaving together “beautiful traditions into a whole” as Longfellow intended.

Narrator …… Henry Goodman
Hiawatha ….. Neet Mohan
Gitche Manito/Mudjekeewis/Pau-Puk-Keewis …… Ramon Tikaram
Nokomis …… Shaheen Khan
Young Hiawatha …… Talia Barnett
Minnehaha ….. Harriet Judd
Chibiabos’s song, and original music was composed and performed by Olly Fox
Directed by Pauline Harris.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s