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Aaron Kramer

Broadcast over the University of the Air, Costa Rica, June 29, 1995

Discussion on his Denmark Vesey, reading excerpts, and reading some of his favorite poems by African Americans (53:20): MP3

On the University of the Air, Costa Rica (Radio for Peace Inf.), C 1995(?)

Discussion & reading his poems on African American themes (1937-48) (55:03): MP3

Interview by Geral Stillman, WBAI, November 9, 1994

Discussion and reading his translations of Yiddish Poetry (1:01:46): MP3

#4 Great Book Series, Bay Shore/Brightwaters Library, April 26, 1992

Discussion of Leaves of Grass, (1:51:25): MP3

At Suffolk Community College, November 13, 1991

Reading and discussion of his poetry (1:06:59): MP3

Voices and Visions, Amityville, March 15, 1990

On Walt Whitman (1:03:21): MP3

Voices and Visions, So. Country Library, September 26, 1989

On Wallace Stevens (65:26): MP3

At Greenburgh Library, May 4 1989

  • Reading from A Century of Yiddish Poetry and Mid-Western Y (74:23):MP3
  • Alternate "blemished" Recording (61:36): MP3

Voices and Visions, So. Country Public Library, April 4 1989

On William Carlos Williams (2:04:51): MP3

Poetry Reading, October 17, 1988

Reading Poetry at David Home, Pacific Palisades, CA, on December 28, 1986

Reading at Concord Academy Chapel, April 19, 1986

complete video recording (1:34:43)

complete audio recording (1:34:09): MP3

On Walt Whitman: Drum-Taps, April 16, 1986

Full (42:42): MP3

Denmark Vesey Oratorio on May 10, 1985, First Unitarian Church Choir, L.A.

Full recording (33:05): MP3

At Moksha Community Education Center, Amityville, September 21, 1984

A Reading and discussion of his later work, from Rushkinsky's Hat to In Wicked Times (1:35:36): MP3

At Donnell Library, Pete Seeger fails to appear, June 11, 1984

  • Part 1 (60:19): MP3
  • Part 2 (30:46): MP3

At Whitman's Birthplace in Huntington, NY on November 6*, 1982, (*possibly November 8 1982*)

Orientation on Whitman (73:45): MP3

At the Library of Congress, April 6, 1982

Reading from Rumshinsky's Hat: 11 poems, On The Way to Palermo: 12 poems, and Carousel Parkway (59:56): MP3

Emily Dickinson 150th Birthday Celelbration, Dowling College, November 25, 1980

Full Recording (93:36): MP3

The Poetry of the 30s (WNYC June 18, 1980)

Full Recording (61:51): MP3

At Baychester Library, October 13, 1979

On his anti-McCarthy Writings, Parts 1+2 (61:51): MP3

Peekskill 30 years after (WBAI), September 3, 1979

Full Recording (61:58): MP3

William Heyen Reads at Dowling College, April 23, 1979

Full Recording with introduction by Aaron Kramer (98:27): MP3

An Aaron Kramer Concert, Dowling College Arts Festival, March 18, 1976

recorded by Coco Gordon

Selection of Poems:

  1. Introduction (0:22): MP3
  2. Lonely Shoes (1:15): MP3
  3. Intervals (1:51): MP3
  4. A Song for Singers (4:27): MP3
  5. Guitar and Dry Leaves (1:05): MP3
  6. Summer Night (1:30): MP3
  7. What the Guitar Sang (1:33): MP3
  8. A Witness to Magic (2:08): MP3
  9. Beethoven at the Stadium (5:21): MP3
  10. Night at the Concertgebouw (4:56): MP3

Complete Recording:

  • Part 1 (48:12): MP3
  • Part 2 (48:18): MP3
  • Part 3 (47:36): MP3

WNYC Spoken Words, February 1976

Aaron Kramer's Poems of Travel (54:19): MP3

WNYC-FM, May 20, 1975

  1. Reading his translation of Avron Reison Part 1 (28:23): MP3
  2. Reading his translation of Avron Reison Part 2 (20:34): MP3

Reading Charles Lamb and Walter Savage Landor on WNYC, January 15, 1975

  1. Introduction (2:19): MP3
  2. On Lamb (27:26): MP3
  3. On Landor (24:08): MP3

Reading of Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself," I-XXXII, 1974

complete reading (1:11:30): MP3

  1. Section 1 (1:25): MP3
  2. Section 2 (3:05): MP3
  3. Section 3 (3:23): MP3
  4. Section 4 (1:57): MP3
  5. Section 5 (1:57): MP3
  6. Section 6 (3:10): MP3
  7. Section 7 (1:51): MP3
  8. Section 8 (2:15): MP3
  9. Section 9 (0:45): MP3
  10. Section 10 (2:31): MP3
  11. Section 11 (1:39): MP3
  12. Section 12 (0:49): MP3
  13. Section 13 (2:07): MP3
  14. Section 14 (1:42): MP3
  15. Section 15 (6:47): MP3
  16. Section 16 (2:37): MP3
  17. Section 17 (0:34): MP3
  18. Section 18 (0:58): MP3
  19. Section 19 (1:26): MP3
  20. Section 20 (2:58): MP3
  21. Section 21 (2:18): MP3
  22. Section 22 (2:49): MP3
  23. Section 23 (1:52): MP3
  24. Section 24 (5:36): MP3
  25. Section 25 (2:06): MP3
  26. Section 26 (2:41): MP3
  27. Section 27 (0:45): MP3
  28. Section 28 (2:12): MP3
  29. Section 29 (0:43): MP3
  30. Section 30 (1:22): MP3
  31. Section 31 (1:57): MP3
  32. Section 32 (2:25): MP3

Reading Whittier (1973)

Complete recording (54:36): MP3

WNYC on May 28, 1969

World War II Poems (56:10): MP3

At the Langston Hughes Memorial, WNYC, May 16, 1968

Full Recording (58:33): MP3

On WNYC, November 23, 1966

Reading new poems (55:51): MP3

Reading for KPFK Broadcasts, September 1963

from Rumshinsky's Hat (4:42): MP3

Interviewing Mary Kramer, with Helaine, August 1963

Complete Interview (26:49): MP3

"Russian Poets of Prophecy," a recording for WNYC, July 15, 1963

complete program (29:08): MP3 / (22:50): MP3

Recording for Robert Browning's 150th Birthday Celebration, WNYC, May 3, 1962

  1. introduction (1:16): MP3
  2. on Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came (1:32): MP3
  3. Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came (16:24): MP3
  4. on Andrea del Sarto (1:52): MP3
  5. Andrea del Sarto (18:25): MP3
  6. on Abt Vogler (1:30): MP3
  7. Abt Vogler (10:50): MP3
  8. closing comments (1:15): MP3
  • Part 1 (30:09): MP3
  • Part 2 (23:20): MP3

Poets of the Sweatshop III: Joshep Bovshover, WBAI, February 25, 1962

Poets of the Sweatshop II: Morris Rosenfeld, WBAI, January 20, 1962