Delmore Schwartz: March 7, 1961

The Poetry Center presents a reading by Delmore Schwartz.

Originally Recorded By
APA
Location
San Francisco
Date
3/07/1961
Total Run Time
0:55:22
Contributor
Kenneth Rexroth
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  • Kenneth Rexroth introduces Delmore Schwartz (00:00)
  • Delmore Schwartz remarks on reading his poems and that he will read poems that he has not read recently (03:58)
  • "Abraham" (04:27)
  • "Jacob" (09:35)
  • Remarks the next three poems will be about music (16:33)
  • "At a Solemn Musick" (16:48)
  • "Darkling Summer, Ominous Dusk, Rumorous Rain" (19:01)
  • "Vivaldi" (20:46)
  • Remarks that he will now read poems about authors, authorship, and poetry (27:43)
  • "Sterne" (28:24)
  • "Swift" (30:15)
  • Gap in original recording (35:27)
  • "Holderlin" (35:31)
  • "Baudelaire" (36:40)
  • Remarks that he wants to read his poems about children (39:47)
  • "'I Am Cherry Alive,' the Little Girl Sang" (40:06)
  • "The True Blue American" (41:40)
  • "The Would-Be Hungarian" (43:53)
  • "The Fulfillment" (46:52)
  • Remarks on "The Kingdom of Poetry" (49:51)
  • "The Kingdom of Poetry" (50:03)

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