Speech Festival Sample Recordings 2011

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.

Video Recordings

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/

 

Audio Recordings

Reading of The Day that Summer Died, a poem by Vernon Scannel

soundcloud.com/lamwooenglish/the-day-that-summer-died

 

Reading of Willow Pattern, a poem by Tony Mitton

soundcloud.com/lamwooenglish/willow-pattern

 

Reading of The Camel’s Complaint, a poem by Charles E. Carryl

soundcloud.com/lamwooenglish/the-camels-complaint

 

Reading of the Sound Collector, a poem by Roger McGough

soundcloud.com/lamwooenglish/the-sound-collector

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