The Sunday Sessions (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for The Sunday Sessions Consists of twenty-six poems, the contents of two tapes recorded by Philip Larkin in Hull in February 1980.
- Published: 22 January 2009
- Format: CD-Audio
- ISBN 13: 9780571244041 ISBN 10: 0571244041
- Sales rank: 102,295
Full description for The Sunday Sessions
"The Sunday Sessions" consists of twenty-six poems, the contents of two tapes recorded by Philip Larkin in Hull in February 1980 - reportedly, each on a Sunday, after lunch with John Weeks, a sound engineer and colleague of the poet. The tapes, which contain work from Larkin's first major collection, "The North Ship", as well as poems from his best-known collections, "The Whitsun Weddings" and "High Windows", remained 'lost' for over two decades, lying on a shelf in the garage in which they were recorded. Since their rediscovery they have been the subject of widespread media attention, including a BBC Radio 4 Archive Hour documentary. Their contents are here published in full for the first time. The running time is approx 1 hour/1 disc.