Top Tens

UbuWeb Top Ten:
March 2007

Selected by Caroline Bergvall

1. Augusto de Campos' "Dias Dias Dias" spoken by Caetano Veloso 1979 (MP3)
2. Robert Ashley, "In Sara Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women" 1972 (MP3)
3. People Like Us, "The Sacred Erm" 2002 (MP3)
4. Beth Anderson, "Ocean Motion Mildew Mind" 1979 (MP3)
5. John Cage, "excerpt from Silence" 1969 (MP3)
6. Meredith Monk "Rally" 1977 (MP3)
7. Miya Masakoa, "Ritual with Giant Hissing Madagascar Cockroaches" (excerpt) (MP3)
8. John Ashbery, "A Blessing in Disguise" 1966 (MP3)
9. On Kawara, "One Million Years" 1993 (MP3)
10. Roland Barthes, "Inaugural lecture at the Collège de France" 1977 (MP3)

Caroline Bergvall is a poet, performance writer and critic, loosely based in London. She works internationally and is involved in page-based as well as off-page and collaborative poetics. Latest book: FIG (Salt, 2005). Latest text-recordings: "Shorter Chaucer Tales" hosted at PennSound. She was the Director of Performance Writing, Dartington College of Arts (UK) and is currently co-Chair of Writing, Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College (NY).