The World Record | Readings at the St. Mark's Poetry Project



1. Charles Reznikoff | from GOING TO AND FRO AND WALKING UP AND DOWN ("The young fellow walks about...")


Date uncertain (11/4/70 or 12/6/72), 0:31.



2. Charles Reznikoff | from BY THE WELL OF LIVING AND SEEING ("You must not suppose...")


Date uncertain, as above, 0:11.



3. Charles Reznikoff | LOVE STORY


Date uncertain, as above, 3:49



4. TREE ODE, Ray Bremser, 1/13/71, 5:36.




5. LOSS, John Wieners, 1/6/71, 0:35.




6. ELIZABETH TAYLOR IS MY SISTER, John Wieners, 1/6/71, 3:15.




7. THE WRONG KIND OF INSURANCE, John Ashbery, 10/20/76, 3:11.




8. from DRY POINTS OF THE HASIDIM, F. T. Prince, 5/24/78, 4:27.




9. VAN GOGH, Joe Brainard, 3/31/71, 1:18.




10. LIVING UNDER SACRED HEART, Jamie Maclnnis 3/28/79, 0:59.




11. CLASSICAL GASS, Eileen Myles, 12/7/77, 0:45.




12. THE COLOR OF STEPPED ON GUM, Tom Clark, 4/26/78, 0:43.




13. GENTLE SUBSIDY, Steve Carey, 2/14/79, 1:32.




14. A MOMENT WITH THE IMAGINATION, Carl Rakosi, 4/19/78 1:07.




15. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY, Maureen Owen, 5/28/80 1:18.




16. LITTLE HAND, Larry Fagin, 2/14/73, 0:29.




17. A WOMAN COMES INTO THE ROOM, Alice Notley, 2/21/79, 1:05.




18. ELEGY-THE STREETS, Edwin Denby, 2/9/72, 5:40.




19. THINGS TO DO IN NEW YORK CITY, Ted Berrigan, 3/28/73, 0:47.




20. LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES (SOUTHAMPTON), Ted Berrigan, 3/28/73, 0:39.




21. FRANK O'HARA, Ted Berrigan, 3/28/73, 1:19.




22. from ORACLE NIGHT, Michael Brownstein, 12/15/76, 1:00.




23. POPEYE AND WILLIAM BLAKE FIGHT TO THE DEATH (part of a live improvisation), Kenneth Koch and Allen Ginsberg, 5/9/79, 7:52.




24. I IS THE GRANDSON, Robert Creeley, 10/22/75 1:38.




25. ANGER, Robert Creeley, 10/22/75, 4:53.




26. from THE EMPRESS HOTEL POEMS, Anselm Hollo, ca. 1969, 1:30.




27. '57 SERIES, Fielding Dawson, ca. 1970, 3:25.




28. from VISIT TO MAYALAND ("In the time of the ancients..."), Joanne Kyger, 3/22/78, 1:49.




29. RED CROSS STATIONS, Lorenzo Thomas, 11/20/79, 1:33.




30. ON INDUCTION OF THE HAND, Clark Coolidge, 3/19/80, 2:17.




31. from STUDYING HUNGER ("Blondie"), Bernadette Mayer, 12/22/71, 5:30.




32. THE ELEVATION OF TERRE HAUTE IS 50 FEET, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, 5/10/78, 4:14.




33. BEAUTY, Dale Herd, 2/28/79, 1:06.




34. THE EXPERIMENTAL WRITER, Victor Hernandez Cruz, 4/26/78, 2:39.




35. ZANESVILLE O, Gary Lenhart, 7/18/77* 0:33.




36. SOCIAL POEM, Tony Towle, 1/2/80 2:45.




37. BLUE IS THE HERO, Bill Berkson, 5/17/78 1:44.




38. MUSICAL GARDEN, Anne Waldman, 1/3/79, 3:32.




40. MY BLUE HEAVEN, Lewis Warsh, 10/2/74, 1:04.




41. PRESSURE TO GROW, Amiri Baraka, 11/12/75, 1:27.




42. I CARE NOT FOR THESE LADIES, by Thomas Campion, Sung by Rochelle Kraut, 1/1/79 **, 2:00.




43. DANCE OF THE BEES, Michael Palmer, 3/8/78, 0:39.




44. MODERN SCIENCE, Steve Levine, 11/28/79, 1:24.




45. NEW YORK, Harris Schiff, 4/19/80, *** , 0:11.




46. SPEAK OF THE WOE THAT IS IN MARRIAGE, Robert Lowell, 2/23/77, 1:34.




47. SAGA OF SKUNK'S MISERY, Kenward Elmslie, with harmonica music composed and performed by Kenneth Deifik, 4/19/80, ***, 2:15.




48. LULLABY (in Cree and English), Howard Norman, 10/24/79, 0:47.




49. THE MUSIC LESSON, Ron Padgett, 1/24/73, 7:36.




50. SHOW ME A ROSE, John Godfrey, 2/28/79, 0:49.




51. HOMEWARD BOUND, Jim Brodey, 4/4/79, 0:54.




52. VARIORUM EDITION, Ed Sanders, 10/22/75, 2:20.




53. YOU MUST PAY THE RENT, Jeff Wright, 11/7/79, 1:03.




54. WHIFF, Ted Greenwald, 2/28/79, 2:13.




55. KISSING GAME, Bob Rosenthal, 11/16/77, 1:33.




Readings at the St. Mark's Poetry Project
1969-1980

* Recorded at the Club 57 summer reading series, New York City.
** Recorded at Entermedia Theatre benefit, New York City.
*** Recorded at Town Hall benefit, New York City.
All other readings recorded in the sanctuary or parish hall of the St. Marks Church In-the-Bowery, New York City.


Record editors: Bill Berkson & Bob Rosenthal.
Tape archivists: Harvey Lillywhite & Kate Baum.
Administrators: Bob Holman, Gary Lenhart, Bernadette Mayer, Maureen Owen, & Ron Padgett.
Sound technicians: Kurt Munkacsi & Bob Rosenthal. Production: ERR.