Finding Aid for the Avant-Garde Poetry Tape Recordings, 1966 LSC.0961

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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Avant-garde poetry tape recordings
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0961
Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet (42 unprocessed open reel audiotapes)
Date (inclusive): 1966-1967
Language of Material: Materials are in English.
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Avant-Garde Poetry Tape Recordings (Collection 961). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Processing Information

Description derived from in-house card file.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233596 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 42 reel-to-reel tapes recorded by Michael Silverton for an avant-garde poetry series for New York radio station WNYC in 1966, and another for radio station WBAI in 1967. Interviewees include: Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Allan Kaplan, Jerome Rothenberg, Michael Benedikt, Russell Edson, Kenward Elmslie, Ted Berrigan, Joseph Ceravolo, Sotere Torregian, Lorenzo Thomas, John Perreault, Aram Saroyan, Jim Brodey, Peter Schjeedahl, Dick Gallup, Kathy Frazer, Tony Towle, Frank O'Hara (memorial), A. Schweiner, David Antin, Ted Greenwald, Lewis Warsh, Anne Waldman, Shelley Slater, Frank Kuenstler, Frank Lima, Gerald Hopman, Paul Blackburn, Joe Brainard, Stanley Moss, Michael O'Brien, Tom Clark, Ron Padgett, Don Gardner, Michael Brownstein, Milton Gilman, Robert Gilman, and Barton Midwood.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS UNPROCESSED AUDIO MATERIALS: Materials will require assessment and may need further processing for safe access. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Poets, American -- 20th century -- Audiotapes.

 

Poetry of the Avant Garde series on WNYC 1966

Physical Description: 19 Reels(10.5) 7.5 per second

Scope and Contents

19 open reel audiotapes recorded by Michael Silverton for a series of radio broadcasts entitled, Poetry of the Avant Garde.
Contents:
  • Reel 1: Kenneth Koch
  • Reel 2: John Ashbery
  • Reel 3: Allan Kaplan
  • Reel 4: Jerome Rothenberg
  • Reel 5: Michael Benedikt
  • Reel 6: Russell Edson
  • Reel 7: Kenward Elmslie
  • Reel 8: Ted Berrigan
  • Reel 9: Joseph Ceravolo
  • Reel 10: Sotere Torregian
  • Reel 11: Lorenzo Thomas
  • Reel 12: John Perreault
  • Reel 13: Aram Saroyan
  • Reel 14: Jim Brodey
  • Reel 15: Peter Schjeedahl
  • Reel 16: Dick Gallup
  • Reel 17: Kathy Frazer
  • Reel 18: Tony Towle
  • Reel 19: Frank O'Hara Memorial
 

New York Poets series on WBAI 1967

Physical Description: 23 Reels(7 and 10.5)

Scope and Content

23 open reel audiotapes recorded by Michael Silverton for a series of broadcasts entitled, New York Poets.
Contents:
  • Reel 1 (10.5): A. Schweiner
  • Reel 2: Russell Edson
  • Reel 3: David Antin
  • Reel 4: Ted Greenwald
  • Reel 5: Lewis Warsh
  • Reel 6: Anne Waldman
  • Reel 7 (10.5): Shelley Slater
  • Reel 8: Frank Kuenstler
  • Reel 9: Frank Lima
  • Reel 10: Gerald Hopman
  • Reel 11: Paul Blackburn
  • Reel 12: Kenward Elmslie
  • Reel 13: Joe Brainard
  • Reel 14: Stanley Moss
  • Reel 15: Michael O'Brien
  • Reel 16: Tom Clark
  • Reel 17: Ted Berrigan
  • Reel 18: Ron Padgett
  • Reel 19: Don Gardner
  • Reel 20: Michael Brownstein
  • Reel 21: Milton Gilman
  • Reel 22: Robert Kelly
  • Reel 23 (10.5): Barton Midwood