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DISCOGRAPHY of POETRY:

Poets Reading Their Works:
Recordings Held by The University of Oregon Knight Library's
Douglass Listening Room

This list of recordings is a collection only available for listening in the Douglass Listening Room to the University public with a picture ID card. UO Faculty and GTF's may take these out for a week; all others must use these in the Library.

Note: Because of copyright considerations, we do not honor requests for copies of these materials.

The call numbers designate the type of recorded material represented. Those call numbers preceded by the designation PHONODISC are LP's; those with COMPACT DISC are CD's; and those with CASSETTE are cassettes or cassette kits.

The collection is located in the Douglass Listening Room, which is located on the third floor of the Knight Library.


Index for this discography:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Collections

H

 

H.D.

See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

    John Meade Haines, 1924-

     

    John Haines.
    Everett/Edwards 156, c1971.
    SERIES: Contemporary American poets read their works.
    [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 635M]

      Donald Hall, 1928-

      See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems and Today's Poets

        N. Jerome Hall

         

        Recital of poems: Feb. 23, 1978.
        [Eugene, Or.: Sundberg], 1978.
        NOTES: Introductions by Wisson West & Norman Sundberg. Recorded at Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon.
        [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 926M]

          Patricia Harleman

          See: Poetry Out Loud

            Peter Harleman

            See: Poetry Out Loud

              John Harriman, 1904-1961

              See: New Jazz Poets

                Howard Hart

                See: New Jazz Poets

                  Robert Hayden, 1913-1980

                  See: Today's Poets

                    Seamus Heaney, 1939-

                     

                    Seamus Heaney reads his own poems and poems of Dunbar, Wyatt, Raleigh, Shakespeare, Marvell, Blake, Wordsworth, Hardy, and Yeats.
                    Harvard College, 1990.
                    CONTENTS: Side 1:Death of a Naturalist; Personal Helicon; Bogland; Tollund Man; Anahorish; Massbawn: Sunlight; Bone Dreams; Funeral Rites; Exposure.
                    Side 2: Casualty; The Singer's House; The Otter; The Skunk; Station Island--Section VII; Station Island--Section XII (abbreviated); The Scribes; Alphabets.
                    Side 3 & 4: (Poems of other authors read by Seamus Heaney)
                    SUMMARY: S. Heaney reads from his own poems, and selected poems from other English authors and some poets of Scottish and Irish traditions.
                    NOTES: Recorded at Harvard College Library, Poetry Room, on November 18, 1987 and February 8, 1990.
                    [DOUGLASS CASSETTE KIT 330M]

                    The spirit level / Seamus Heaney.
                    FSG Penguin, 1997.
                    [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 1958M]

                      Anne Hebert, 1916-2000

                      See: Voix de 8 Poetes du Canada

                        Anthony Hecht, 1923-2004

                        See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                          Bernard Heidsieck

                          See: Poetry Out Loud

                            Helmut Heissenbuettel, 1921-1996

                            See: Lyrik der Zeit

                              Gilles Henault

                              See: Voix de 8 Poetes du Canada

                                David Henderson, 1942-

                                See: New Jazz Poets

                                  Calvin C. Hernton, 1932-2001

                                  See: New Jazz Poets

                                    Robert Hillyer, 1895-1961

                                     

                                    Robert Hillyer and John Hall Wheelock reading their own poems
                                    Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory, PL 25 [1961]
                                    CONTENTS: The ruined castle of Manorbier -- In the tidal marshes -- Familiar faces, long departed -- The cardinal flower -- Barcarolle -- The relic -- Overture -- Home port -- Folk song.
                                    NOTES: Recorded in 1941 & 1955. Texts (10 p.) inserted; notes on container.
                                    [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 104]

                                      George Hitchcock, 1925-

                                       

                                      George Hitchcock.
                                      Everett/Edwards 151, c1970.
                                      SERIES: Contemporary American poets read their works.
                                      [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 636M]

                                        Daniel Hoffman, 1923-

                                         

                                        Recordings of poets reading their own poems/ Daniel G. Hoffman [and] Ned O'Gorman.
                                        Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory, PL 28, [1962]
                                        CONTENTS: In the beginning -- An armada of thirty whales -- The seals in Penobscot Bay -- Lobsterpot labyrinths -- An antelope of canteloupe -- I dreamt my love a-dying lay -- The voice of the woodthrush, played at half speed -- That the pear delights me now -- The everlasting -- Islands -- Exploration -- A rainride -- Scholiast / Iconoclast -- The hermit of Cape Rosier.
                                        NOTES: Recorded in the studio of the Recording Laboratory, Library of Congress, on July 28, 1961. Texts of the poems (14 p.) inserted and notes on container.
                                        [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 108]

                                          John Hollander, 1929-

                                           

                                          John Hollander reads from his own works
                                          Decca 9143, [1965]
                                          CONTENTS: Canzona: A parting on shipboard; Heat of snow; A lion named Passion -- The whole story; Jefferson Valley; Overcast; A theory of waves; A theory of measure -- The fable of the bears in winter; When all of them ran off ; The sundial -- Late August on the Lido; Off Marblehead; On the sand bar -- Race rock light; For both of you; Aristotle to Phyllis -- By the sea; The great bear.
                                          NOTES: Critical notes by Harold Bloom on container.
                                          SERIES: Yale series of recorded poets.
                                          [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 472]

                                          See also: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                            Walter Hollerer, 1922-

                                            See: Lyrik der Zeit

                                              John Holmes, 1904-1962

                                              See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                Philip Bluewall Hosier

                                                See: Native American Poetry

                                                  A. E. Housman, 1859-1936

                                                  See: The Barrow Poets

                                                    Barbara Howes, 1914-1996

                                                    See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                      J. Hughes

                                                      See: The Barrow Poets

                                                        Langston Hughes, 1902-1967

                                                         

                                                        The black verse : [12 moods for jazz].
                                                        Buddah Records BDS 2005, [1970]
                                                        NOTES: The group of poems entitled Ask your mama read by the author.
                                                        NOTES: Descriptive notes on container.
                                                        [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLds 61]

                                                        The dream keeper and other poems.
                                                        Folkways Records FP 104, c1955.
                                                        CONTENTS: Side 1: The Dream Keeper; Dreams; Waterfront Streets; Long Trip--Seascape; Sailor--Parisian Beggar Woman; Mexican Market Woman--African Dance; Dream Variation; The Negro Speaks of Rivers--Lincoln Monument; Washington; Aunt Sue's Stories--As I Grew Older; I, too.
                                                        Side 2: Dressed Up; When Sue Wears Red; April Rain Song; The Weary Blues; Wide River; Homesick Blues; Night and Morn; Feet O'Jesus; Prayer; Prayer Meeting; Ma Lord; Baby; Mother to Son; Dreams; Youth.
                                                        NOTES: Edition used for this recording: New York, Knopf, 1932. Script by the author ([11] p.) in container.
                                                        [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLcl 19]

                                                        Langston Hughes: the making of a poet.
                                                        National Public Radio HO-880607, c1988.
                                                        CONTENTS: A biographical account of Langston Hughes, a prolific writer of novels and poems. Hughes recites some of his poetry.
                                                        [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 1317M]

                                                        Langston Hughes reads and talks about his poems.
                                                        Spoken Arts SA 1064 [1970]
                                                        CONTENTS:Side 1: Afro-American Fragment; The Negro Speaks of Rivers; Negro; American heartbreak; Dream Variations; Feet O'Jesus; Prayer; Sinner; Judgment Day; The Weary Blues; Bad Morning; Could Be; Bad Luck Card; Life is Fine; Bound No'th Blues; Midnight Raffle; Miss Blues'es CHild; Dream Boogie.
                                                        Side 2: Ku Klux; Roland Hayes Beaten; Silhouette; Song for a Dark Girl; One-Way Ticket; Graduation; Mother to Son; Border Line; Genius CHild; Suicide's Note; Little Lyric (of Great Importance); Motto; Flatted Fifths; Harlem ("What Happens to a Dream Deferred?");Democracy; Refugee in America; Tomorrow; No Regrets.
                                                        NOTES: Biographical notes by Paul Kresh on container. Recorded in 1959.
                                                        [DOUGLASS DLdl 544]

                                                        Writers of the revolution/ Langston Hughes & Danner.
                                                        Black Forum H-1725--H-1726, c1970.
                                                        NOTES: Presents the two poets reading their poems to each other and conversing about them. The poetry ranges from personal and lyrical verse to cultural and social commentary.
                                                        [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 535]

                                                        See also: The Black experience

                                                          Ted Hughes, 1930-1998

                                                           

                                                          Selections from Crow and Wodwo.
                                                          Caedmon TC 1628. p1979.
                                                          CONTENTS: Side 1 Crow & Mama; A Childish Prank; Crow's First Lesson; Crow Hears Fate Knock on the Door; Crow's Fall; The Contender; A Horrible Religious Error; Crow's Elephant Totem Song; Song for a Phallus; Apple Tragedy; Crow Paints Himself into a Chinese Mural; Notes for a Little Play; Lovesong; The Lovepet; How Water Began to Play.
                                                          Side 2: Thistles; Her Husband; Second Glance at a Jaguar; The Green Wolf; Theology; Gog; Kreutzer Sonata; Out (I, II and III); Heptonstall; Pibroch; The Howling of Wolves; Gnat-Psalm; Full Moon and Little Frieda.
                                                          NOTES: Biographical notes, with descriptive notes by G. Schulman, on container.
                                                          [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLds 106]

                                                            I

                                                             

                                                            David Ignatow, 1914-1997

                                                            See: Today's Poets

                                                              Will Inman, 1923-

                                                              See: New Jazz Poets

                                                                Wallace Irwin, 1876-1959

                                                                See: The Barrow Poets

                                                                  J

                                                                   

                                                                  Gerald Jackson

                                                                  See: New Jazz Poets

                                                                    Robinson Jeffers, 1887-1962

                                                                    See: e.e.cummings, etc. reading their own poems and Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                      Francoise Janicot

                                                                      See: Poetry Out Loud

                                                                        Randal Jarrell, 1914-1965

                                                                        See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                          James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938

                                                                          See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                            Joe Johnson, 1940-

                                                                            See: New Jazz Poets

                                                                              Percy E. Johnson, 1915-

                                                                              See: New Jazz Poets

                                                                                David Michael Jones, 1895-1974

                                                                                 

                                                                                The anathemata (excerpts). In parenthesis (excerpts). The hunt.
                                                                                Argo PLP 1093 [1967]
                                                                                CONTENTS: Side 1:Middle-Sea and Lear-Sea; Mabinog's Liturgy; Maginog's Liturgy; Sethursday and Venus Day.
                                                                                Side 2: In Parenthesis, Part 3; In Parenthesis, Part 3; In Parenthesis, Part 7; The Hunt.
                                                                                NOTES: "Recorded in association with the British Council and the Poetry Room in the Lamont Library of Harvard University. Edited by Peter Orr."
                                                                                NOTES: Notes by the author ([2] p.) inserted in slipcase.
                                                                                [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 530]

                                                                                  Erica Jong, 1942-

                                                                                   

                                                                                  Fear of flying.
                                                                                  Spoken Arts SA 1140. p1976.
                                                                                  CONTENTS: Fruits & vegetables.--Half-lives.--Loveroot.--Fear of flying.
                                                                                  SUMMARY: Selections from her poems and her novel, Fear of flying, read by the author.
                                                                                  NOTES: Biographical note, with descriptive notes by L. Untermeyer on container.
                                                                                  [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 579]

                                                                                    James Joyce, 1882-1941

                                                                                     

                                                                                    James Joyce reading from Ulysses and Finnegans wake.
                                                                                    Caedmon TC 1340, [1971]
                                                                                    CONTENTS: Ulysses, passage from the Aeolus episode -- Chamber music, I through XXXVI -- Finnegans wake: Anna Livia Plurabelle -- Pomes penyeach --Eccepuer.
                                                                                    NOTES: "Recording James Joyce" by Sylvia Beach on container. Includes poems read by Cyril Cusack.
                                                                                    [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 546]

                                                                                      K

                                                                                       

                                                                                      Erich Kastner, 1899-1974

                                                                                       

                                                                                      Erich Kastner liest Gedichte von Kastner.
                                                                                      Deutsche Grammophon 34033. [196-]
                                                                                      CONTENTS: Ganz besonders feine Damen.--Mathilde, aber eingerahmt.--Sachliche Romanze.--Stiller Besuch.--Ein Kubikkilometer genugt.--Der Handstand auf der Loreley.--Die Maulwurfe.
                                                                                      [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLbl 12]

                                                                                        Allen Katzman, 1937-

                                                                                        See: New Jazz Poets and Poems for peace

                                                                                          Robert Kelley, 1925-

                                                                                          See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                                            Jack Kerouac, 1922-1969

                                                                                             

                                                                                            Poetry for the beat generation.
                                                                                            Hanover Records HML 5000 [196-?]
                                                                                            CONTENTS: Side 1:October in the Railroad Earth; Deadbelly; Charlie Parker; The Sounds of the Universe Coming in My Window; One Mother.
                                                                                            Side 2: Goofing at the Table; Bowery Blues; Abraham; Dave Brubeck; If I had a Slouch Hat Too one Time; The Wheel of Quivering Meat Conception; McDougal Street Blues; The Moon Her Majesty; I'd Rather Be Thin Than Famous.
                                                                                            SUMMARY: Fourteen poems read by the author to original piano accompaniment by Steve Allen.
                                                                                            NOTES: Program notes by Gilbert Millstein on container.
                                                                                            [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 616]

                                                                                            The Jack Kerouac collection
                                                                                            Rhino Records] R-70939, p1990.
                                                                                            SUMMARY: Features the complete recorded works, many released for the first time, of "beat generation" writer and poet Jack Kerouac.
                                                                                            CONTENTS: [v.1] Poetry for the beat generation ; and The Steve Allen Plymouth show -- [v.2] Blues and haikus -- [v.3] Readings by Jack Kerouac on the beat generation ; and Is there a beat generation? NOTES: Read by the author; featuring piano accompaniment by Steve Allen on the 1st disc and saxophone accompaniment by Zoot Sims and Al Cohn on 2nd disc.
                                                                                            Issued with booklet (31 p. ; ill.) containing program notes, commentary, and bibliography in container (32 x 32 x 3 cm.)
                                                                                            [DOUGLASS COMPACT DISC CX2654 v.1- v.3 + text]

                                                                                            See also: The Barrow Poets

                                                                                              Galway Kinnell, 1927-

                                                                                               

                                                                                              Galway Kinnell
                                                                                              University of Missouri, [19--]
                                                                                              SUMMARY: Galway Kinnell is interviewed and reads some of his poems.
                                                                                              NOTES: Host, Rebakah Presson. Originally broadcast on the radio program New letters on the air.
                                                                                              [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 2001M]

                                                                                              Hard prayer.
                                                                                              Watershed Intermedia, p1991.
                                                                                              CONTENTS: The river that is east -- The avenue bearing the initial of Christ into the New World -- Another night in the ruins -- The porcupine -- The bear -- The still time -- Memories of my father -- First day of the future -- The tragedy of bricks -- Farewell -- When one has lived a long time alone -- The Seekonk Woods.
                                                                                              NOTES: Recorded in various locations in 1961, 1976, 1975 and 1991.
                                                                                              [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 1453M]

                                                                                              See also: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems and Today's Poets

                                                                                                A. M. Klein, 1909-1972

                                                                                                See: Six Montreal Poets

                                                                                                  Yusef Komunyakaa, 1947-

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                  Yusef Komunyakaa.
                                                                                                  University of Missouri, [199-?]
                                                                                                  SUMMARY: Yusef Komunyakaa is interviewed about his poems.
                                                                                                  NOTES: Host: Rebekah Presson. Originally broadcast on the radio program New letters on the air.
                                                                                                  [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 2038M]

                                                                                                    Karl Krolow, 1915-

                                                                                                    See: Lyrik der Zeit

                                                                                                      Stanley Kunitz, 1905-2006

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Stanley Kunitz reads from his own works
                                                                                                      Decca DL 9131, [1965]
                                                                                                      CONTENTS: Benediction; Careless love; The science of the night -- End of summer; Approach of autumn; Deciduous branch; Ambergris; The scourge -- The thing that eats the heart; My surgeons; Rover; Night letter; Open the gates -- The approach to Thebes-- The thief -- Father and son; For the word is flesh; The way down -- Green ways; By lamplight Revolving meditation; The class will come to order; A spark of laure ; Vita nuova.
                                                                                                      NOTES: Critical notes by Harry Berger, Jr. on container; texts of the poems (14 p.) inserted.
                                                                                                      SERIES: Yale series of recorded poets.
                                                                                                      [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 473]

                                                                                                      See also: Nine Pulitzer prize poets read their own poems and Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                                                        L

                                                                                                         

                                                                                                        Peter La Farge, 1931-1965

                                                                                                        See: New Jazz Poets

                                                                                                          Philip Lamantia, 1927-2005

                                                                                                          See: Howls, raps & roars

                                                                                                            Gilbert Langevin, 1938-1995

                                                                                                             

                                                                                                            Ou mes racines parlent d'elles-memes; Le fou solidaire.
                                                                                                            Radio Canada International F-774, [1982?]
                                                                                                            CONTENTS: Side A: Cette Voix; D'ou Que Vienne; Blanche Douceur; Je Benissais Ton Ventre; J'Ivre Meurs; Mirage le Ventre; Naturel; Il y a des autos.
                                                                                                            Side B: Quand on fait de la peine; On est la; Chaque matin; Le temps des vivants; Je reviendrai.
                                                                                                            SUMMARY: Poems and comments by the author; includes music acc., also by author.
                                                                                                            [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLds 157]

                                                                                                              Joseph Langland, 1917-

                                                                                                              See: Today's Poets

                                                                                                                Paul-Marie Lapointe, 1929-

                                                                                                                See: Voix de 8 Poetes du Canada

                                                                                                                  Rina Lasnier, 1915-1997

                                                                                                                  See: Voix de 8 Poetes du Canada

                                                                                                                    Irving Layton, 1912-2006

                                                                                                                    See: Six Montreal Poets

                                                                                                                      Laurie Lee, 1912-

                                                                                                                      See: The Barrow Poets and Poetry and jazz

                                                                                                                        Denise Leverov

                                                                                                                        See: Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems and Today's Poets

                                                                                                                          Philip Levine, 1928-

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                          Philip Levine II
                                                                                                                          New letters, [1986]
                                                                                                                          SUMMARY: The author reads from his selected poems published in 1984. The author also discusses the background of the poems.
                                                                                                                          NOTES: Broadcast June 1986 on the radio program New letters on the air. Recorded at the Associated Writing Programs Conference in Chicago, Ill.
                                                                                                                          [DOUGLASS CASSETTE 2005M]

                                                                                                                            Janet Lewis, 1899-1998

                                                                                                                            See: Poets reading their own poems

                                                                                                                              John Logan, 1923-1987

                                                                                                                              See: Today's Poets

                                                                                                                                Robert Lowell, 1917-1977

                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                Robert Lowell reads from his own works.
                                                                                                                                Decca DL 9129, [196-?]
                                                                                                                                CONTENTS: The Quaker graveyard in Nantucket -- Beyond the Alps -- Life studies Part I: My last afternoon with Uncle Devereux Winslow -- Dunbarton -- Grandparents -- Life studies, part I (continued): Commander Lowell -- Terminal days at Beverly farms-- Father's bedroom -- For sale -- Sailing home from Rapallo --During fever -- Waking in the blue -- Home after three months away -- Life studies, part II: Memories of West street and Lepke -- Man and wife -- To speak of woe that is in marriage -- Skunk hour.
                                                                                                                                SERIES: Yale series of recorded poets.
                                                                                                                                NOTES: Critical notes by Richard B. Young on slipcase.
                                                                                                                                [DOUGLASS PHONODISC DLdl 186]

                                                                                                                                See also: A Little treasury of 20th century American Poetry; Poets reading their own poems and Spoken Arts treasury of 100 modern American Poets reading their own poems

                                                                                                                                  Walter Lowenfels, 1897-1976

                                                                                                                                  See: Poems for peace


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