Baptism — a Journey Through Our TimeBaptism — a Journey Through Our Time, music for the album,
Voice (singing and speaking poetry) with orchestral accompaniment, (November 28, 1968).
I. Old Welsh Song* (Henry Treece)
II. I Saw the Vision of Armies (Walt Whitman)
III. Minister of War (translated from the Chinese by Arthur D. Waley)
IV. Song in the Blood (Jacques Prèvert)
V. Casida of the Lament (Federico Garcia Lorca)
VI. Of the Dark Past* (James Joyce)
VII. London (William Blake)
VIII. In Guernica (Norman Rosten)
IX. Who Murdered the Minutes* (Treece)
X. Oh, Little Child* (Treece)
XI. No Man is an Iland (John Donne)
XII. from Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Joyce)
XIII. All the Pretty Little Horses* (traditional, arr. Schickele)
XIV. Childhood III (Arthur Rimbaud)
XV. The Magic Wood* (Treece)
XVI. Poems from the Japanese (translated by Kenneth Rexroth)
XVII. Colours (Yevgeny Yevtushenko)
XVIII. All in Green Went My Love Riding* (e.e. cummings)
XIX. Gacela of the Dark Death (Lorca)
XX. The Parable of the Old Man and the Young (Wilfred Owen)
XXI. Evil (Rimbaud)
XXII. Epitaph for a Poet (Countee Cullen)
XXIII. Old Welsh Song* (Treece)
XXIV. Mystic Numbers: 36. Wedding Song** (Treece)
XXV. When The Shy Star Goes Forth In Heaven** (Joyce)
XXVI. The Angel** (Blake)
Published by Universal Polygram International Publishing Inc. Los Angeles, California.
The album Baptism — a Journey Through Our Time is available on LP and a 2003 remastered CD.
Songs sung by Joan Baez with orchestra conducted by Peter Schickele. Poets are indicated in parentheses following the titles. Songs are indicated with a single asterisk; the other numbers serve as musical background to Joan Baez reading the poems. A double asterisk indicates music that was included only on a 2003 CD reissue.