The Seafarer audio recording

A lot of people have been coming finding this site while looking for information about the Anlgo-Saxon poem, The Seafarer. I set the first half of the poem (in Burton Raffel’s magical translation) for acting cello, and a film version of the piece is nearing completion. (I swear! color, titles, and we’re done. I promise.)

If you’re here looking for a voice recording of the whole poem in Anglo-Saxon, leave a comment or drop me an e-mail. If there are enough of you, I’ll see what I can do about getting one made. I love the poem, and having a recording of the original on the site would, I think, help place my version in context.

Let me know if you want that poem!

2 Responses

  1. m huntsinger says:

    I think an audio recording would be wonderful

  2. Kevin says:

    Heather Thompson of Caedmon Tutorials ( found this link:

    WW Norton are officially wonderful, but you have to go way down the page to find Seafarer, and it’s in Real Audio only, so that’s no fun.

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