Beowulf Battle Scene performed by Benjamin Bagby

Benjamin Bagby’s Beowulf recitation uses voice, gestures, and Anglo-saxon harp to bring the ancient epic poem to life. This short clip from the DVD of Bagby’s performance features high tension as the hero waits for Grendel to attack the hall after a feast.

More context at Bagby’s site below.

http://www.bagbybeowulf.com/video/index.html

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