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Anne Waldman


photo: Gary MacKender

Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry, September 21, 2017

  • Denouement (04:47): MP3
  • Eye of the Falcon (05:50): MP3
  • Shadow Behind Eclipse (04:06): MP3

Untethered, recorded at Mighty Fine Productions with Mario Casilio, August 2015

Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna Reading Series, New York, September 24, 2009

complete recording (1:06:55): MP3

Reading from Poems for the Millenium III, Bowery Poetry Club, NY, March 29, 2009

  • Complete Reading (16:25): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, hosted by Leonard Schwartz

  • January 26, 2004 (32:04): MP3

    1. Introduction (1:02): MP3
    2. Discussing In the Room of Never Grieve: New and Selected Poems (2:37): MP3
    3. Global Positioning (3:30): MP3
    4. Government, politics, and language (3:31): MP3
    5. In Memory of His Muse, dedicated to Matthew Shepard (3:45): MP3
    6. Buddhist influence of Waldman's writing (4:56): MP3
    7. I Remember Being Arrested (4:22): MP3
    8. Discussing Allen Ginsberg (2:17): MP3
    9. "In the Room of Never Grieve" (2:12): MP3
    10. Discussing "In the Room of Never "Grieve" (3:50): MP3

  • March 4, 2010 (28:34): MP3

Against the Slope of Social Speech, Starring Eleni Sikelianos, Directed by Ed Bowes, 2007

The Eye of the Falcon - New & Selected with Ambrose Bye 2006

  1. Without Stitching Closed the Eye of the Falcon (3:29) MP3
  2. Better for Us All- music with Lenny Lesser (4:14) MP3
  3. The Marriage of William Blake (2:03) MP3
  4. Dallas (5:45) MP3
  5. Tanks Under Trees (6:55) MP3
  6. The Posture of Her Arms & Hands (3:07) MP3
  7. Devil's Working Overtime - guitar with Jason Wahlberg (3:19) MP3
  8. In Bed with the Patterns On - text and voice with Lenny Lesser (4:22) MP3
  9. Invitation to a Picture Hanging (2:08) MP3
  10. Singapore (3:13) MP3
  11. Thy of No Dire Greenhouse Effect - voice with Eleni & Eva Sikelianos (3:28) MP3
  12. What the Policeman Told Me (3:00) MP3
  13. Curse - music with Malcolm Marshall (3:17) MP3
  14. Did Die - voice with Eleni Sikelianos (2:59) MP3

All text written and performed by Anne Waldman. All music written, performed and produced by Ambrose Bye
Mastered by Dave Drago (www.davedrago.com). Production by Ambrose Bye (hambrose13@hotmail.com)
(Recording courtesy of Farfalla Press and Gary Parrish)

Alchemical Elegy - Selected Songs and Writings, 2001

  1. Duality (4:45): MP3
  2. Paean: May I Speak Thus? (AIDS Litany) (4:56): MP3
  3. Crack in the World (4:08): MP3
  4. Jack Kerouac Dream (2:31): MP3
  5. Book of Events (5:00)
    MP3
  6. Excerpt from Pieces of an Hour (Dear John Cage...) (5:45): MP3
  7. Kalyanamitra (The Spiritual Friend) (2:54): MP3
  8. Notes on Sitting Beside a Noble Corpse (3:16): MP3
  9. Excerpt from Devil's Working Overtime (2:08): MP3
  10. Citipatti Blues (5:00): MP3
  11. Pratitya-Samutpada (1:46): MP3
  12. Stereo (4:08): MP3
  13. Kali Yuga Blues (3:20): MP3
  14. from lovis II (2:50): MP3
  15. Verses for the New Amazing Grace (2:44): MP3
  16. First Thought (for Rudy Burckhardt) (3:27): MP3
  17. excerpt from Memorial Day (with Ted Berrigan) (5:00): MP3

Produced by Anne Waldman & Steven Taylor. Engineered by Tyler Burba & Steven Taylor
With the exceptions of tracks 1, 13, & 17, all pieces were engineered at the William Burroughs Word Virus Lab, Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado

Battery - Live at Naropa 1974 - 2002

  1. Fast Speaking Woman (5:43): MP3
  2. Skin Meat Bones (3:24): MP3
  3. Anarchy (2:02): MP3
  4. Two Hearts (0:47): MP3
  5. Number Song (0:32): MP3
  6. Phone Call From Frank O'Hara (2:51): MP3
  7. Kill or Cure (5:36): MP3
  8. Corridoror (2:30): MP3
  9. You're Like Ice (1:51): MP3
  10. HD: Split from Hesperus (0:20): MP3
  11. Battery (3:20): MP3
  12. Abortion (1:52): MP3
  13. Open Address to Senator Jesse Helms (1:44): MP3
  14. Paean: May I Speak Thus (4:15): MP3
  15. Cut Up: Long, It Took Long (4:30): MP3
  16. Al Seuno (5:00): MP3
  17. Writing (1:33): MP3
  18. Born Again Blues (4:12): MP3
  19. Furor Bellicus (3:53): MP3
  20. Tibetan Love Song (0:57): MP3
  21. By Candle's Light, A Bedouin (2:10): MP3
  22. Pieces of an Hour (4:31): MP3
  23. Field of Mars (6:59): MP3

All selections were recorded live at The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and have been preserved within the Naropa Audio Archive. E-mail archive@naropa.edu for more information.
Battery © 2003 Fast Speaking Music.

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, April 15, 2003

  1. Garden of Love (1:11): MP3
  2. And Is It (2:13): MP3
  3. What Nascent Irony (2:43): MP3
  4. Global Positioning (3:08): MP3
  5. Contra Niki(2:38): MP3
  6. Rogue State (2:28): MP3
  7. Cleanthe Giotto (2:31): MP3
  8. What the Policeman Told Me (3:10): MP3
  9. Dark Arcana: Afterimage or Glow, from Iovis 3 (20:13): MP3

Recording Engineer: Seth Laracy

Reading for the Belladonna Series, NYC, April 26, 2002

complete reading (25:35): MP3

  1. Kontraniki (3:50): MP3
  2. Global Positioning (3:35): MP3
  3. Rogue State (2:25): MP3
  4. Things Seen Unseen (11:20): MP3
  5. The Garden of Love (4:40): MP3

By the Side of the Road

Anne Waldman (texts & voice) and Ishtar Kramer (harmonium & voice)

Anne Waldman

  1. What Nascent Irony? (5:01): MP3
  2. Garden of Love (1:19)MP3
    poem by William Blake;
    tune by Allen Ginsberg
  3. Members of All My Tribe (3:50): MP3
  4. Rogue State (2:23): MP3
  5. Heaven Was Pitiless (3:10): MP3
    text: old Chinese/Tartar song;
    musical accompaniment: 'Nilleshna' theme by Lisa Gerard

Ishtar Kramer

  1. Kalino Kalinche (2:52): MP3
    traditional Macedonian song, as taught by Mary Sherhart
  2. Tamo Ledolu (3:53): MP3
    traditional Macedonian song

Recorded at The Naropa Studio, 2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, Colorado 80302
All Anne Waldman songs/poems © 2002 by Fast Speaking Music.
Recording and mixing by Tyler Burba.
Producer: Janus Issacantos-Maciuk & Fast Speaking Music

Wednesdays at 4Plus, University at Buffalo, March 13, 1996

Complete Reading (25:41): MP3

Rattle Up A Deer, Live at Penny Lane 1989

Anne Waldman & Bernadette Mayer

  1. Introduction by Tom Peters (1:49): MP3
  2. Rattle Up A Deer (with Bernadette Mayer) (9:56): MP3
  3. Iovis, Part VI (15:20): MP3
  4. Ampabali's Song (Song of a Buddhist Nun) (3:15): MP3
  5. from Not A Male Pseudonym (4:27): MP3
  6. End Announcements (2:23): MP3

Sound engineers: Michael Zangari & Tom Peters
Recorded on portable 4 track directly through non-amplified music. Original master tapes property of "So. You're a Poet," Archives/Tom Peters, all rights reserved. © 2004.
(Recording courtesy of Farfalla Press and Gary Parrish)

Reading as part of "Nurturing in Times of Peril," Naropa, May 24, 1986

  • complete recording (42:35): MP3

St. Mark's Talks, May 2, 1985

  • "What Takes?" (54:52): MP3
  • discussion (38:35): MP3

Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman, "Memorial Day," the St. Mark's Poetry Project, May 5, 1971


"Three Minutes of My Life" from Tape Poems, ed. Eduardo Costa and John Perreault, 1969

Three Minutes of My Life (2:42): MP3

Recorded Poem on Harry's House Vol 2 CD

  • The Nipple is the Cause - Anne Waldman, Max Davies (3:15): MP3

Reading at St. Mark's Poetry Project

  • complete recording (11:52): MP3

Also of interest:

Waldman reads her poetry, including "Fast Speaking Woman." S Press, 1974. (29:04): MP3 , RealAudio
Segue at the Ear Inn, October 27, 1984 (41:00): MP3
Waldman at the Benefit Reading for Will Alexander, November 1, 2007 (12:15): mp3

 

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2004-5 Anne Waldman. Used with permission of Anne Waldman. Distributed by PennSound.