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

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