Here are some sample video and audio recordings made by our NET teacher, Mr Stephen Richards, to help students get an idea of how the poems, selected for the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival 2011, could be interpreted.
Willow Pattern, a poem by Tony Mitton.
The photo of the willow plate is from devseiyastock (seiyastock.deviantart.com/art/Blue-Willow-Plate-91826718). The pipa was recorded during a performance by Moonie Iu at SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School’s 40th Anniversary Open Day.
Vernon Scannel’s The Day that Summer Died
The video at the end is an excerpt from One Year in 60 Seconds by Eirikso (eirikso.com/2010/01/04/one-year-in-90-seconds/). The photographs (in order of appearance are:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jesienny.jpg (by Mohylek); commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urakuen_tea_garden_03.jpg (by Chris 73); commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Red_autumn_leaves.jpg (by Jim); commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Maple-oliv2.jpg (by Olegivvit); commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Autumn_leaves_01.jpg (by Oxfordian Kissuth).
The Camel’s Complaint by Charles E. Carryl
Animation based on a photo by Sebastian Niedlich (Grabthar) www.flickriver.com/photos/42311564@N00/163310933/
Reading of The Day that Summer Died, a poem by Vernon Scannel
Reading of Willow Pattern, a poem by Tony Mitton
Reading of The Camel’s Complaint, a poem by Charles E. Carryl
Reading of the Sound Collector, a poem by Roger McGough