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PoemTalk Podcast #72, discussing Bob Cobbing's "Portrait of Robin Crozier", October 14, 2013

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Reading at Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, October 14, 2013

  • complete recording (56:52): MP3

Performing at Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK, April 23, 2013

in collaboration with information as material and The Laurence Sterne Trust

filmed and edited by Aurora House in the Constantine Lecture Theatre at Teesside University

  1. Sound - Jaap Blonk (3:44): MP3
  2. Seepferdchen und Flugfische (Seahorses and Flying Fish) - Hugo Ball, 1916 (2:38): MP3
  3. Kolokol Uma (The Bells of the Spirit) - Velimir Khlebnikov, 1913 (4:27): MP3
  4. Letterklankbeelden (Letter Sound Images) 1, 2 and 3 - Theo van Doesburg, 1921 (1:58): MP3
  5. Wut des Niesens (Fury of Sneezing) - Kurt Schwitters, 1946 (0:45): MP3
  6. Zwölf (Twelve) - Kurt Schwitters, 1922 (1:15): MP3
  7. Erster Teil (First Movement) from Ursonate - Kurt Schwitters, 1922-32 (9:15): MP3
  8. glasslass - Dick Higgins, 1970 (1:51): MP3
  9. Alptraum (Nightmare) - Raoul Hausmann, 1946 (4:13): MP3
  10. The Prime Minister 1 - Jaap Blonk (0:51): MP3
  11. Muzikaret - Jaap Blonk (7:59): MP3
  12. Cheek-a-Synth - Jaap Blonk (4:17): MP3
  13. Hommage à A.A. - Jaap Blonk (7:16): MP3
  14. The Prime Minister 2 - Jaap Blonk (1:41): MP3
  15. Kulo Quasi - Jaap Blonk (2:19): MP3

complete audio recording (54:33): MP3

Alternating Currents Live, March 18, 2012

  • Set 1 (39:10): MP3
  • Set 2 (41:54): MP3

Reading for the New Writing Series, UC San Diego, February 27, 2012


Interviewed by Gary Barwin and Gregory Betts at the Niagara Artists Centre, Ontario, Canada, May 24, 2011

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from textsound Issue #3, Spring 2009

  • AA60 (1:00): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #6, discussing a Blonk sound poem, May 4, 2008

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Reading at Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, November 11, 2004

  1. Introduction by Al Filreis and Kenneth Goldsmith (5:11)
  2. Seahorses and Flying Fish (4:50)
  3. The Ringing of the Bells (4:42)
  4. Letter Sound Images (3:11)
  5. Sonata in Primordial Sound (9:51)
  6. What the President will Say and Do (1:30)
  7. Let's Go Out (3:54)

Recording Engineer: Chris Mustazza

Jaap Blonk on UbuWeb

includes "Ursonate" (Kurt Schwitters), Flux de Bouche (1992, Staalplaat Records), Vocalor, (1998, Staalplaat Records), with performances of Huidobro, Khlebnikov, Man Ray

Jaap Blonk on PennSound Daily

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2004 Jaap Blonk Used with permission of Jaap Blonk. Distributed by PennSound.