Discographic Materials Towards a Study of Sound Poetry:

Ernie Althoff, The Way I See It/You've Got The Option (Brunswick, Australia: NMA Publications Cassette, 1985).

Charles Amirkhanian, Mental Radio (New York: Composers Recordings Inc. LP, CRI SD 523, 1985).

Charles Amirkhanian, Lexical Music (Berkeley: 1750 Arch Records LP 1779, 1979).

Charles Amirkhanian, ed., 10+2:12 American Text Sound Pieces, (Berkeley: 1750 Arch Records, LP 1752, 1975). Works by Charles Amirkhanian, Clark Coolidge, John Cage, John Giorno, Anthony Gnazzo, Charles Dodge, Robert Ashley, Beth Anderson, Brion Gysin, Liam O'Gallagher, and Aram Saroyan.

Pierre-André Arcand, ERES+7 (Quebec: Obscure CD, OBZ 002, 1992).

Marc Battier and Henri Chopin, Transparence: Marc Battier on an audiopoem by Henri Chopin (Paris: Bond Age CD BRCD 9595, 1995).

Erik Belgum, ed., Oracular Editions #1 (Minneapolis, MN: Belgum, Cassette, n.d.). Works by Paul Dutton, Robert Gregory & Jason Gibbs, John M. Bennett, Richard Kostelanetz, Alex Ferguson, Philip Blackburn, Warren Burt and Nicolas Collins.

C. Bertola and A. Vitacchio, eds., Paté de Voix 4 (Torino: Ricettario di Posia Internazionale, cassette, 1990). Works by Henri Chopin, Joseph Keppler, bp Nichol, Thierry Bouche, Bernard Heidsieck, Valsher, Larry Wendt, and C. Bertola/A. Vitacchio.

Bunker (Toronto: Underwhich Editions Cassette, 1991). Pieces by Paul Dutton, David Moss, Don Wherry, and Trevor Wishart.

Jaap Blonk, Flux De Bouche (Amsterdam: Staalplaat, CD STCD046, 1993).

Lars-Gunnar Bodin, Clouds (Stockholm: Fylkingen Records FYLP 1022, 1977).

William S. Burroughs, Break Through in Grey Room (Brussels: Sub Rosa LP, Sub 33005-8., 1986).

John Cage, Roaratorio: An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake & Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegans Wake (New York: Mode records & WDR, 2 CDs mode 28/29, 1992.

John Cage, Empty Words Part IV (Köln: Edition Michael F. Bauer, 2 LPs MFB 003-004, 1987).

John Cage, The First Meeting of the Satie Society (Köln: Edition Michael F. Bauer, 2 LPs MFB 014-015, 1988).

CCMC, CCMC '90 (Toronto: Music Gallery Editions Double Cassette, 1990). Paul Dutton, Michael Snow, Al Mattes, Nobuo Kubota, John Kamevaar, and Jack Vorvis.

CCMC, Decisive Moments: Hot Real-Time Electro-Acoustic Collective Composition (Toronto: The Music Gallery, CD TLR 02, 1994). Michael Snow, Al Mattes, Paul Dutton, John Kamervaar, John Oswald, and Jack Vorvis.

Henri Chopin, audiopoems (London: Tangent Records LP, TGS 106, 1969).

Henri Chopin, Poesie Sonore (Brussels: IGLOO-CARMEL LP, IGL 013, 1983).

Henri Chopin, les 9 saintes-phonies: a retrospective (Amsterdam: Staalplaat STCD 070/Korm Plastics KP 4694, 1994). Compliation curated by John Hudak.

Paul Dickinson, Put Down Your Pencils (New York, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Cassette, 1990). Includes works by Larry Wendt, The Tape Beatles, Luigi-Bob Drake, and others.

Paul Dutton, "Stereo Head", "Beyond Doo-Wop or How I came to Realize that Hank Williams is Avant-Garde", and "Somewhere Else" (with CCMC 3) on MUSICWORKS 54 (Toronto: Music Gallery CD, 1992).

Paul Dutton, Full Throatle: Sound Works for Amplified Voice (Toronto: Underwhich Editions, Cassette, #47 in the Underwhich Audiographic Series, 1994).

Paul Dutton, Fugitive Forms (Milwaukee: Membrane Press Cassette, 1987).

Paul Dutton and P.C. Fencott, Blues, Roots, Legends, Shouts, and Hollers (Toronto: Starborne Productions LP, 1980). "Side D" is Dutton's and "Side F" is Fencott's.

Electro-Acoustic Music From Sweden (Stockholm: Phono Suecia CD, PS CD 41 (1 and 2)). Contains text-sound compositions from the late sixties and early seventies by Lars-Gunnar Bodin, Sten Hanson, Åke Hodell, and Sven-Erik Bäck plus several electro-acoustic works by other Swedish composers.

Five Voices (Zurich: Intakt CD, CD 015, 1989). Contains works by David Moss, Shelley Hirsch, Carles Santos, Anna Homler, and Greetje Bijma.

From A to Z, introduction by Eric Salzman (Boulder, CO: Starkland, CD ST-203, 1993). Music and voice works by Tod Dockstader, Paul Dresher, Joseph Kasinskas, Joseph Lukasik, Pamela Z, Charles Amirkhanian, and Phillip Kent Bimstein.

Kenneth Gaburo, Antiphony IX (...A Dot...) & Enough! ---(not enough)--- (Berkeley: Music and Arts, CD-832, 1994).

John Giorno, ed., Cash Cow (New York: ESD CD, ESD 80712, 1993). A compilation of performance poetry from 1965 to 1993 from the legendary Giorno Poetry System's long running series of performance poetry records.

Sten Hanson, Text-Sound Compositions (Stockholm: Fylkingen Records FYLP 1022). This record (which is still available) presents his main work in the text-sound field, 'The Trilogy of Vocal Energy' ('fnarp(e)', 'OIPS', and 'Ouhm'), and also two shorter works ('Dance Figure' and 'How Are You').

Bernard Heidsieck, Canal Street (Paris: SEVIM/Bernard Heidieck 3 LPs, 1986).

Hörspiele (Paris: Sacem CD MEC 02, 1995). A French juried selection of radio plays which includes the works of Harald Brandt/Chantal Dumas, Rémy Carré, Philippe Le Goff, Tom Mays, Christian Rosset, and Christian Sébille.

Brenda Hutchinson, "EEEYAH" on the Aerial #4 (Santa Fe, NM: Nonsequitur Foundation CD, AER 1992/2, 1992).

Brenda Hutchinson, SELDOM STILL (New York: Hutchinson Cassette, 1989).

Brenda Hutchinson, "Interlude" from "Voices of Reason" on TELLUS #9 (New York: Harvestworks Cassette, 1985).

Brenda Hutchinson, "Slow Death of a Thorny Rose", collaboration with Gerald Lindahl on TELLUS #16 (New York: Harvestworks Cassette, 1992).

Steve Lacy & Brion Gysin, Songs (Therwil/Switzerland: hat Hut Records, 1 LP & 1 S, hatArt 1985/86).

Arrigo Lora-Totino, ed., futura poesia sonora (Milan: Cramps Records 5 CDs, CRSCD 091-095, 1989). A CD release of an extensive sound poetry anthology orginally produced on five LPs in 1978.

Enzo Minarelli, ed., I Nuovi MondI: antologia polipoetica indagine sulla vocalità, BAOBAB No. 25 (Reggio Emilia, Italy: Elytra Edizioni, 4 cassettes, October 1994). An extensive anthology with notes of "New World" sound poets from Canada, USA, Nicaragua, Cuba, Brazil, and Australia. BAOBAB has been a long running sound poetry cassette magazine which was founded by Ivano Burani and Adriano Spatola.

Machine For Making Sense, "Changing The Subject" on the Aerial #5 (Santa Fe, NM: Nonsequitur Foundation CD, AER 1992/5, 1992).

David Moss, My Favorite Things (Zurich: Intakt CD, CD 024, 1991).

David Moss, "Language Linkage" on the Aerial #1 (Santa Fe, NM: Nonsequitur Foundation CD, AER 1990/1, 1990).

David Moss, The Day We Forgot (Würzburg: No Man's Land CD, 1991).

Radius #1: transmissions from broadcast artists (Alburquerque, NM: ¿What Next? Recordings, 1992). New radio works by Terry Allen and others.

Radius #2: transmissions from broadcast artists (Alburquerque, NM: ¿What Next? Recordings, 1992). Radio works by Jacki Apple, Donald Swearingen, and Gregory Whitehead.

Rotodoti, Tarzan Speaks (San Francisco: Artifact Recordings, CD ART 1006, 1991). With Ron Heglin, Doug Carroll, Tom Nunn, and Tim Perkis.

Music by Marcel Duchamp, S.E.M Ensemble, Petr Kotik, and John Cage (Berlin: Edition Block CD EB 202, 1991).

Christian Scholz, ed., LAUTPOESIE. Eine Anthologie (Obermichelbach: Gertraud Scholz Verlag LP, 1987). Contains works by Valeri Scherstjanoi, Bernard Heidsieck, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Franz Mon, Gerhart Rühm, Carlfriedrich Clause, Jeremy Adler, Elke Erb, Oskar Pastior, Josef Anton Riedl and Larry Wendt.

Christian Scholz, ed., BOBEOBI Lautpoesie (Obermichelbach: Gertraud Scholz Verlag GSV CD 002, 1990). Contains works by John Cage, Josef Anton Riedl, Oskar Pastior, Hartmut Geerken, Eckhard Rhode, Christian Prigent, Valeri Scherstjanoi, Tom Johnson, Werner Laubscher, Carola Bauckholt, Christian Steinbacher, Dieter Schnebel, Elke Shipper, and Carlfriedrich Claus.

Valeri Scherstjanoi, Polyphonia (Berlin: Edition Scribentismus Cassette, 1991).

Kurt Schwitters, Ursonate (Mainz, Germany: WERGO Schallplatten, CD WER 6304-2, 1994).

Hazel Smith, Poet Without Language (Australia: Rufus Records/PolyGram, CD RF005, 1994).

Endre Szkárosi and Konnektor, Rózmari (Hungary: Talentum Cassette, MK9903, 1990).

Endre Szkárosi and Konnektor, Tüzfal 1985-1991 (Hungary: Bahia Cassette, MKB 023, 1993).

Amanda Stewart, 2 poems, on NMA Tape No. 5 (Brunswick, Australia: NMA publications Cassette, 1988).

Amanda Stewart, "." and "The War Poem", on Mixed Doubles (Brunswick, Australia: NMA Publications Cassette, 1989).

SITE-LESS SOUNDS, TELLUS #25 (New York: Harvestworks CD, 1991). Collection of audio works from Brenda Hutchinson, David Moss, and others.

The Four Horsemen, Canadada (Toronto: Griffin House LP, 1972).

The Four Horsemen, Live in the West (Toronto: Starborne Productions LP, 1977).

The Four Horsemen, 2 Nights / 4 Horsemen (Toronto: Underwhich Editions Cassette, 1988).

Towering Inferno, Kaddish (UK/Hungary: Bouvard & Pécuchet, CD VBPL 016, 1993). With Márta Sebestyén, voice and Endre Szkárosi, voice and text.

Jan van Toorn, ed., Slowscan 1 (Den Bosh, Holland: Drain Press, Cassette, 1983). Works by Enzo Minarelli, Rod Summers, Henri Chopin, Bernard Heidsieck, Larry Wendt, John Duncan, Michael Le Donne-Bhennet, Charles Amirkhanian, and Peter Meyer.

Jan van Toorn, ed., Slowscan 3 (Den Bosh, Holland: Drain Press, Cassette, 1986). Works by Larry Wendt and Nicolas Collins.

Jan van Toorn, ed., Slowscan 5 (Den Bosh, Holland: Drain Press, Cassette, .d.). Anthology of Canadian and Swedish sound poetry. Works by Susan Frykberg, Glen Frew, Four Horsemen, Paul Dutton, Owen Sound, Arne Mellnäs, Svante Bodin, Klaus Groh, and Lars Gunnar Bodin.

Paul Vangelisti, ed., Breathingspace/79 (Washington D. C.: Watershed Tapes, two-cassette set, 1979). An international anthology of sound poetry including work from Dominic Alleluia, Tony Gnazzo, Milli Grafi, Donna Henes, Jim Roche, Larry Wendt, Carl Stone, Co-Accident, Paul Vangelisti, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Adriano Spatola & F. Tiziano, Marina La Palma, Bay Area Dadaists, Bob Davis, Lily Greenham, Lawrence Kucharz, Giulia Niccolai, Julien Blaine, and William Moylan.

John Wellman, ed., Breathingspace/77 (Washington D. C.: Watershed Tapes, two-cassette set, 1978) . An international anthology of sound poetry including work from Beth Anderson, Richard Kostelanetz, Bruce Andrews, George Quasha & Charles Stein, Annea Lockwood, John Cage, Bliem Kern, Henry Rasof, John Wellman & Annamarie Prine, Jackson Maclow, Philip Corner, Charlie Morrow, and Tom Johnson.

Gregory Whitehead, The Pleasure of Ruins and other castaways (Amsterdam: Staalplaat, S.T. CD 059/ KP 4493, 1993).

Trevor Wishart, VOX, performed by Electric Phoenix (London: Virgin Classics CD, VC7 91108-2, 1990).

Trevor Wishart, Red Bird / Anticredos (London: October Music CD, Oct 001, 1992). Red Bird (subtitled A Political Prisoner's Dream was originally released as an lp (York, England: Wishart, YES 7).


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