Ted Berrigan (1934-1983)




1. Excerpts from Memorial Day (3:53)


recorded Scottish Arts Council, Glasgow, Scotland, March 24, 1974
from Biting off the Tongue of a Corpse (Giorno Poetry Systems, 1975)



2. Ted Berrigan: To Jack Kerouac 0:52

from Sugar, Alcohol, Meat (Giorno Poetry Systems)



3. Ted Berrigan | from The Sonnets

(2:35, Recorded Berkeley Poetry Conference, CA, July 19, 1965) from Dial-A-Poem Poets (Giorno Poetry Systems)


4. Ted Berrigan | Today in Ann Arbor


(2:10, Recorded NYC, Spring 1970)
from Totally Corrupt (Giorno Poetry Systems)



Interview and "In The American Tree" radio show on KPFA radio, Berkeley, hosted by Lyn Hejinian & Kit Robinson, 1978

1. Comments (0:28): MP3
2. Whitman In Black (1:09): MP3
3. Buddha on the Bounty (1:28): MP3
4. Here I Live (2:00): MP3
5. Comments (10:39): MP3
6. Chicago Morning (1:53): MP3
7. New Town (1:09): MP3
8. The End (1:20): MP3
9. From a List of Delusions of the Insane (What They are Afraid Of) (1:10): MP3
10. Comments (9:14): MP3
11. Personal Poem #9 (1:15): MP3
12. Crystal (1:43): MP3
13. Comments (1:50): MP3
14. Three Pages (0:44): MP3
15. Remembered Poem (0:25): MP3

Full Interview and Reading (34:41): MP3



The Sonnets, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, June 1981
Introduction (9:28): MP3
1. Sonnet 1 (0:39): MP3
2. Sonnet 2 (0:43): MP3
3. Sonnet 3 (0:45): MP3
4. Sonnet 4 (0:44): MP3
5. Sonnet 5 (0:45): MP3
6. Sonnet 6 (2:06): MP3
7. Poem in the Traditional Manner (1:42): MP3
8. Poem in the Modern Manner (1:32): MP3
9. From a Secret Journal (1:15): MP3
10. Sonnet 10 (1:40): MP3
11. Sonnet 11 (0:42): MP3
12. Penn Station (0:56): MP3
13. Sonnet 13 (0:37): MP3
14. Sonnet 15 (1:37): MP3
15. Sonnet 16 (0:47): MP3
16. Sonnet 17 (0:42): MP3
17. Sonnet 18 (0:48): MP3
18. Sonnet 19 (0:53): MP3
19. Sonnet 21 (0:42): MP3
20. Sonnet 23 (1:18): MP3
21. Sonnet 26 (1:51): MP3
22. Sonnet 27 (0:55): MP3
23. Sonnet 30 (0:44): MP3
24. Sonnet 31 (0:44): MP3
25. Sonnet 32 (0:51): MP3
26. Sonnet 34 (1:15): MP3
27. Sonnet 36 (1:34): MP3
28. Sonnet 37 (0:57): MP3
29. Sonnet 38 (0:49): MP3
30. Mess Occupations (1:29): MP3
31. Sonnet 40 (1:33): MP3
32. Sonnet 41 (0:41): MP3
33. Sonnet 42 (0:54): MP3
34. Sonnet 43 (0:43): MP3
35. Sonnet 44 (1:01): MP3
36. Sonnet 45 (0:44): MP3
37. Sonnet 46 (0:43): MP3
38. Sonnet 47 (1:16): MP3
39. Sonnet 48 (0:52): MP3
40. Sonnet 49 (0:49): MP3
41. Sonnet 50 (1:24): MP3
42. Sonnet 51 (0:51): MP3
43. Sonnet 52 (0:35): MP3
44. Sonnet 53 (0:53): MP3
45. Sonnet 54 (0:56): MP3
46. Sonnet 55 (0:58): MP3
47. Sonnet 56 (0:45): MP3
48. Sonnet 57 (0:39): MP3
49. Sonnet 58 (0:55): MP3
50. Sonnet 59 (0:41): MP3
51. Sonnet 60 (0:43): MP3
52. Sonnet 61 (0:52): MP3
53. Sonnet 62 (0:44): MP3
54. Sonnet 70 (1:21): MP3
55. Sonnet 71 (1:04): MP3
56. Sonnet 72 (2:00): MP3
57. Sonnet 73 (1:21): MP3
58. Sonnet 74 (1:12): MP3
59. Sonnet 75 (0:49): MP3
60. Sonnet 76 (1:15): MP3
61. Sonnet 77 (0:59): MP3
62. Sonnet 78 (1:24): MP3
63. Sonnet 81 (0:53): MP3
64. Sonnet 82 (1:20): MP3
65. Sonnet 83 (1:59): MP3
66. Sonnet 84 (1:06): MP3
67. Sonnet 85 (0:54): MP3
68. Sonnet 87 (0:55): MP3
69. Sonnet 88 (0:55): MP3

Complete Reading, with Introduction (1:22:42): MP3
Complete Reading, without Introduction (1:13:14): MP3

These selections are available in the following publications:
The Sonnets. New York: Lorenz and Ellen Gude, 1964.
The Sonnets. 2nd Edition: New York: Grove Press, 1966.
The Sonnets. 3rd Edition: New York: United Artists, 1982.
The Sonnets. Introduction by Alice Notley & Footnotes by Ted Berrigan & Alice Notley, with seven sonnets restored, New York: Penguin Books, 2000.



from Exact Change Yearbook, no. 1 (ed. Peter Gizzi)
Red Shift (3:01): MP3
Recorded July 25, 1982, at the Naropa Institute



from Anne Waldman's 2001 album, Alchemical Elegy - Selected Songs and Writings
excerpt from Memorial Day (with Anne Waldman) (5:00): MP3




These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to Alice Notley for the Estate of Ted Berrigan. © 2004 Alice Notley. Used with permission of Alice Notley. Distributed by PennSound & UbuWeb