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David Meltzer reading Kenneth Patchen poems with live and recorded music, 1962 August 26, from the Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979, bulk 1955-1979

David Meltzer reading Kenneth Patchen poems with live and recorded music, 1962 August 26

Meltzer, David, 1937-

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Title: David Meltzer reading Kenneth Patchen poems with live and recorded music

Date: 1962 August 26

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 6 min., 7 sec.

Description: Reel contains poems read to music and lengthy segments of music only. Poems include "Letter to Ray Johnson" and "A Fifteen-Hundred Poem."

Original box is addressed to J.P. Pickens, a musician and collaborator of Meltzer whose psychedelic folk banjo may be recorded at the end of side 1 of this tape.

Creator: Meltzer, David, 1937-

Forms part of: Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979, bulk 1955-1979

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: David Meltzer reading Kenneth Patchen poems with live and recorded music, 1962 August 26. Wallace Berman papers, 1907-1979, bulk 1955-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 11448