Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Poetry Speaks Introduction
Charles Osgood 0:54
2 Biography of Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Charles Osgood 0:33
3 The Bugle Song (excerpt)
Lord Alfred Tennyson 0:53
4 The Charge of the Light Brigade (excerpt)
Lord Alfred Tennyson 1:20
5 Biography of Robert Browning
Charles Osgood 0:51
6 How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix I
Robert Browning 0:55
7 Biography of Walt Whitman
Charles Osgood 0:39
8 America (excerpt)
Walt Whitman & The Soul Children of Chicago 0:39
9 Biography of William Butler Yeats
Charles Osgood 1:19
10 The Lake Isle of Innisfree (discussion)
William Butler Yeats 2:02
11 The Lake Isle of Innisfree
William Butler Yeats 1:08
12 Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931
William Butler Yeats 1:17
13 Biography of Gertrude Stein
Charles Osgood 0:55
14 Christian Berard
Gertrude Stein 0:50
15 She Bowed to Her Brother
Gertrude Stein 2:19
16 Biography of Robert Frost
Charles Osgood 0:48
17 The Oven Bird
Robert Frost 0:55
18 The Road Not Taken
Robert Frost 1:05
19 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert Frost 0:53
20 Nothing Gold Can Stay
Robert Frost 0:36
21 The Silken Tent
Robert Frost 0:48
22 Biography of Carl Sandburg
Charles Osgood 0:48
23 Grass
Carl Sandburg 0:48
24 Cool Truths
Carl Sandburg 1:12
25 107 from The People, Yes
Carl Sandburg 2:54
26 Biography of Wallace Stevens
Charles Osgood 1:01
27 Fabliau of Florida
Wallace Stevens 0:48
28 Bantams in Pine-Woods
Wallace Stevens 0:54
29 So-And-So Reclining on Her Couch
Wallace Stevens 2:09
30 No Ideas About the Thing But the Thing Itself
Wallace Stevens 1:30
31 Biography of William Carlos Williams
Charles Osgood 0:54
32 Queen-Anne's-Lace
William Carlos Williams 0:50
33 To Elsie
William Carlos Williams 1:47
34 The Red Wheelbarrow
William Carlos Williams 0:16
35 Biography of Ezra Pound
Charles Osgood 1:15
36 Cantico Del Sole
Ezra Pound 0:58
37 Hugh Selwyn Maugerly II, IV, and V
Ezra Pound 2:59
38 XLV from The Cantos
Ezra Pound 3:12
39 Biography of Hilda Doolittle
Charles Osgood 0:45
40 Helen in Egypt (excerpt)
Hilda Doolittle 3:32
41 Biography of Robinson Jeffers
Charles Osgood 0:37
42 The Day Is a Poem (September 19, 1939)
Robinson Jeffers 1:42
43 Oh, Lovely Rock
Robinson Jeffers 2:38
44 Biography of John Crowe Ransom
Charles Osgood 0:32
45 Captain Carpenter
John Crowe Ransom 3:48
46 Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
John Crowe Ransom 1:13
47 Biography of T.S. Eliot
Charles Osgood 0:49
48 The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Thomas Stearns Eliot 8:40
49 La Figlia Che Piange
Thomas Stearns Eliot 2:14
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Biography of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Charles Osgood 0:32
2 Recuerdo
Edna St. Vincent Millay 1:24
3 I Shall Forget You Presently My Dear
Edna St. Vincent Millay 0:57
4 Childhood Is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies
Edna St. Vincent Millay 2:30
5 Biography of Dorothy Parker
Charles Osgood 0:43
6 One Perfect Rose
Dorothy Parker 0:53
7 Résumé
Dorothy Parker 0:20
8 Afternoon
Dorothy Parker 0:46
9 Biography of E.E. Cummings
Charles Osgood 0:41
10 Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town
E. E. Cummings 3:57
11 As Freedom is a Breakfastfood
E. E. Cummings 2:30
12 Biography of Louise Bogan
Charles Osgood 0:31
13 The Dream
Louise Bogan 1:57
14 Song for the Last Act
Louise Bogan 2:47
15 Biography of Melvin B. Tolson
Charles Osgood 0:43
16 An Ex-Judge at the Bar
Melvin B. Tolson 2:59
17 Dark Symphony V and VI
Melvin B. Tolson 1:53
18 Biography of Laura (Riding) Jackson
Charles Osgood 0:45
19 Death as Death
Laura Riding Jackson 0:57
20 Nothing So Far
Laura Riding Jackson 1:26
21 Biography of Langston Hughes
Charles Osgood 0:47
22 The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Langston Hughes 2:24
23 Mother to Son
Langston Hughes 0:47
24 The Weary Blues
Langston Hughes 1:46
25 Harlem [2]
Langston Hughes 0:27
26 Biography of Ogden Nash
Charles Osgood 0:53
27 I Do, I Will, I Have
Ogden Nash 1:25
28 I Must Tell You About My Novel
Ogden Nash 1:40
29 Biography of W.H. Auden
Charles Osgood 0:35
30 In Memory of W.B. Yeats
W.H. Auden 3:55
31 Musée des Beaux Arts
W.H. Auden 1:22
32 If I Could Tell You
W.H. Auden 1:15
33 Biography of Louis MacNeice
Charles Osgood 0:38
34 Conversation
Louis MacNeice 1:16
35 Meeting Point
Louis MacNeice 2:36
36 Biography of Theodore Roethke
Charles Osgood 0:37
37 My Papa's Waltz
Theodore Roethke 0:53
38 The Waking
Theodore Roethke 1:32
39 I Knew a Woman
Theodore Roethke 1:43
40 Biography of Elizabeth Bishop
Charles Osgood 0:39
41 The Fish
Elizabeth Bishop 2:31
42 from Crose in England
Elizabeth Bishop 4:20
43 Biography of Robert Hayden
Charles Osgood 0:54
44 Those Winter Sundays
Robert Hayden 0:53
45 El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcom X)
Robert Hayden 2:55
46 Biography of Muriel Rukeyser
Charles Osgood 0:44
47 Night Feeding
Muriel Rukeyser 1:48
48 The Poem as Mask
Muriel Rukeyser 1:08
49 Waiting for Icarus
Muriel Rukeyser 1:37
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Biography of William Stafford
Charles Osgood 0:59
2 The Star in the Hills
William Stafford 1:32
3 Traveling Through the Dark
William Stafford 1:37
4 Biography of Randall Jarrell
Charles Osgood 0:37
5 The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
Randall Jarrell 0:29
6 Seele im Raum
Randall Jarrell 3:41
7 Biography of John Berryman
Charles Osgood 0:39
8 The Ball Poem
John Berryman 1:22
9 4 from The Dream Songs
John Berryman 1:22
10 22 from The Dream Songs
John Berryman 1:34
11 Biography of Dylan Thomas
Charles Osgood 0:43
12 Fern Hill
Dylan Thomas 3:59
13 Among Those Killed in the Dawn Raid Was a Man Aged a Hundred
Dylan Thomas 1:20
14 Biography of Robert Lowell
Charles Osgood 0:55
15 Skunk Hour
Robert Lowell 2:36
16 Home After Three Months Away
Robert Lowell 1:58
17 Biography of Gwendolyn Brooks
Charles Osgood 0:55
18 A Song in the Front Yard
Gwendolyn Brooks 1:01
19 Kitchenette Building
Gwendolyn Brooks 1:01
20 We Real Cool
Gwendolyn Brooks 0:51
21 Biography of Robert Duncan
Charles Osgood 0:40
22 Poetry, a Natural Thing
Robert Duncan 1:22
23 Often I Am Permitted to Return to a Meadow
Robert Duncan 1:30
24 Biography of Philip Larkin
Charles Osgood 0:35
25 Places, Loved Ones
Philip Larkin 0:57
26 The Old Fools
Philip Larkin 3:03
27 Biography of Denise Levertov
Charles Osgood 0:45
28 The Secret
Denise Levertov 1:07
29 Her Sadness
Denise Levertov 1:21
30 Biography of Allen Ginsberg
Charles Osgood 0:38
31 Howl (excerpt)
Allen Ginsberg 3:21
32 A Supermarket in California
Allen Ginsberg 2:17
33 Biography of Frank O'Hara
Charles Osgood 0:33
34 Ave Maria
Frank O'Hara 1:35
35 Poem (Lana Turner Has Collapsed!)
Frank O'Hara 0:48
36 Biography of Anne Sexton
Charles Osgood 0:34
37 The Truth the Dead Know
Anne Sexton 1:17
38 The Operation
Anne Sexton 7:50
39 Biography of Etheridge Knight
Charles Osgood 0:33
40 The Idea of Ancestry
Etheridge Knight 2:58
41 Belly Song
Etheridge Knight 2:55
42 Biography of Sylvia Plath
Charles Osgood 0:38
43 Daddy
Sylvia Plath 3:41
44 Lady Lazarus
Sylvia Plath 3:13

Credits

Medium 1

writer:
later parody versions:
The Village Choir (track 4)
partial recording of:

Medium 3

composer:
Lee Hyla (1993) (track 31)
lyricist:
Allen Ginsberg (track 31)
parts:
Howl: I. (track 31)
Howl: II. (track 31)
Howl: III. (track 31)
recording of:
Howl (track 31)

Release

ASIN:US: 1570717206 [info]