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Dada Sounds

Jerome Rothernberg performs Balls' "Karawane" (1916) (with Jean-Charles Francois, percussion and Bertram Turetzky, bass) MP3 (text)
Marie Osmond performing Hugo Ball's "Karawane" on Ripley's Believe It or Not (link to Jacket2 page) (text)
Jaap Blank performs Hugo Ball's Seepferdchen und Flugische (1916): MP3 and Tristan Tzara's Brullt: MP3
Raoul Hausmann - Soundrel, 1919 (4:09): MP3
Raoul Hausmann - Poèmes Phonétiques Complètes: Phonèmes, R.L.Q.S. Varie en 3 cascades, Soundreel & Interview avec les Lettristes - published by S Press (info link) at Ubu
Richard Huelsenbeck / Tristan Tzara - Inventing Dada / Dada Into Surrealism (Interviews) (10:06): MP3
Tristan Tzara/Richard Huelsenbeck/Marcel Janco - L'amiral Cherche, Une Maison A Louer (2:34) MP3
Christina Bök performs Hugo Ball:

  • "Seepferdchen und Flugfische" (1916) (1:20) (2009): MP3
  • Sea Horses and Flying Fish (0:51) (1999): MP3
  • Karawane (1916) (0:55) : MP3
  • Totenklage (1:57) (Penn, 2005): MP3
  • Totenklage by Hugo Ball (1916) (1:58) (Getty, 2009): MP3

Steve McCaffery performs "Sound-Rel" by Raoul Hausmann, 1919 (1:50) : MP3
Charles Bernstein performs "Teke Heart" 'by Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1921) at MoMA (NY) on June 7, 2016.
Jacket2 page, .mov, take one .mov; sound files (recored 6/8/16) (4:08): mp3, wav
Janice Misurell-Mitchell performs "Karawane" (2017): YouTube
Hugo Ball sound poems read by various performers (with texts) at Ubu
Richard Huelsenbeck's Phantastische Gebeté (1916) at Ubu
Anat Pick performs Schwitters and Ball (sound stream at bottom of page) (via

See also: International Dada Archive