Four Horsemen

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Four Horsemen

photo: Robert Hindley-Smith

From CANADADA (Toronto: Griffin House, 1973)

Allegro 108 (3:42): MP3
In the Middle of a Blue Balloon (6:30): MP3

Producer - Robert Hindley-Smith
Engineer - John de Nottbeck

From Live in the West (Toronto: Starborn Productions, 1977)

Under construction: note for PennSound staff:
download files 2-9 and add to 4-Horseman folder:

  1. Mayakovsky (2:50): MP3
  2. Assassin (1:27)
  3. Sally Wants to Go (2:57)
  4. Over-Revised (2:55)
  5. Holy Thursday (2:33)
  6. Matthew's Line (4:10)
  7. Sonada (6:12)
  8. Mischievous Eve (9:32)
  9. Good-bye

Liner notes (via EPC)
Produced by Starborne Productions
Engineer - Robert Hindley-Smith
Assistant Engineer - Renwick Day

Two Nights
Under construction: note for PennSound staff:
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  1. Side A
  2. Side B

Other Four Horsemen Links

The Four Horsemen, Live in the West (UBU)

Video of The Four Horsemen performing (clip from Ron Mann’s documentary Poetry in Motion): (YouTube)

from The Prose Tattoo; Selected Performance Scores of The Four Horsemen (Thing.Net)

Carnivocal – A Celebration of Sound Poetry (features McCaffery and Nichol, and other poets):

See also PennSound pages for Nichol, McCaffery, and Dutton.

Artistic Response:

The Four Horsemen appear by courtesy of Axis Productions, Ltd. The Four Horsemen are bp Nichol, Steve McCaffery, Paul Dutton, and Rafael Barreto-Rivera.

(C) 2005 Ellie Nichol, Steve McCaffery, Paul Dutton and Rafael Barreto-Rivera. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the authors and their estates. Used with permission of the authors and Ellie Nichol for bp Nichol. Distributed by PennSound.