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Allen Fisher

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, December 4, 2010

  • complete reading (25:43): MP3

Reading for Poems for the Millennium III Launch Event, The Other Room, The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester UK, October 19, 2010

also featured: Jerome Rothenberg, Jeffrey Robinson, and Maggie O'Sullivan



Reading at Furzeacres, Devon (UK) June 2006 from Gravity as a Consequence of Shape, Vols. 2 and 3 Introduction by Philip Kuhn

from Leans (vol. 3 of Gravity)

  1. introduction to Leans (1:03): MP3
  2. introduction to Obolo (2:01): MP3
  3. Obolo (5:27): MP3
  4. Oleke (2:28): MP3
  5. Over the Top (1:07): MP3
  6. Palmer House (1:42): MP3
  7. Papa Doc Walk (0:48): MP3
  8. Pasmala (1:32): MP3
  9. Pecking (1:35): MP3
  10. Untitled (0:46): MP3
  11. Sloopy (3:18): MP3
  12. Slop (7:01): MP3
  13. Spinor (3:28): MP3
  14. Sway Back (3:54): MP3
  15. Twist (3:38): MP3
  16. Twisted Camel and Boogie Stomp (2:11): MP3
  17. Untitled (0:13): MP3

from Entanglement (vol. 2 of Gravity)

  1. introduction (0:55): MP3
  2. introduction to Reading (5:30): MP3
  3. introduction to Entanglement (0:52): MP3
  4. A Radio Phone (0:55): MP3
  5. Jig Walk (1:04): MP3
  6. King Sailor (0:55): MP3
  7. Lambeth Walk (0:47): MP3
  8. Lindy Hop (0:54): MP3
  9. Lloyd Hamilton (0:29): MP3
  10. Locomotion (1:12): MP3
  11. Itch and Jerk (2:24): MP3
  12. Mambo (1:50): MP3
  13. Madison (2:13): MP3
  14. Untitled (1:23): MP3
  15. Monkey (1:44): MP3
  16. Mouse (0:59): MP3
  17. Roach (1:06): MP3
  18. Running in Place (1:52): MP3
  19. cronch (7:25): MP3
  20. Shimmy, Skate, Tensor and Woodpecker (12:32): MP3

London reading, 2005

Zip (3:30): MP3

The text was written by Allen Fisher and treated by Fisher and the composer John Wall in Wall's sound studio in London.

Reading at SUNY Buffalo, February 18, 1998

complete reading (55:36): MP3

Peyraffite Salon, Albany, December 14, 1993 recorded by Chris Funkhouser

complete reading (42:47): MP3

Fisher reads Scram on January 13, 1989 in London as part of Gilbert Adair's Sub-voicive Poetry Series.

The reading includes poetry selected from 18 different books in the period of 1970-1983.

  1. from Thomas Net's TREE-BIRST (2:08): MP3
  2. "The Southampton Listener" (2:41): MP3
  3. from creek in the ceiling beam (1:44): MP3
  4. from PLACE Book I and Book III (3:11): MP3
  5. from long shout to kernewek (4:00): MP3
  6. from 5 Plages, SHUNI (1:09): MP3
  7. "far off vision" from The Art of Flight in PAXTON'S BEACON (6:29): MP3
  8. from PLACE Book III, (STANE) (2:27): MP3
  9. "Logos : Mother : Matter : 2" from PLACE Book IV, (BECOMING) (0:39): MP3
  10. Make her an offer and she'll raise your bid" from APOCALYPTIC SONNETS (0:38): MP3
  11. "Nerves" from APOCALYPTIC SONNETS (1:45): MP3
  12. "Two of the Locations" from The Poems of Chris Famulus and his Circle (0:39): MP3
  13. "Fundamental Poetry" from The Poems of Chris Famulus and his Circle (0:22): MP3
  14. "Vanity and Treason" from The Poems of Chris Famulus and his Circle (0:40): MP3
  15. "we are the shape pf the landscape" from HOOKS (1:15): MP3
  16. "13 continued" from HOOKS (0:41): MP3
  17. "interjacents" from EROS : FATHER : PATTERN (0:47): MP3
  18. EROS : FATHER : PATTERN Section 2 (1:06): MP3
  19. "Wedding Investment" from Executive Ease in IMBRICATIONS (1:47): MP3
  20. "In a Hilbert Space" from IMBRICATIONS (1:57): MP3
  21. "The Gardener's Monologue continues" from UNPOLISHED MIRRORS (2:42): MP3
  22. "Pickled Tennis Balls" from BLOOD BONE BRAIN (1:36): MP3
  23. "Boiled Clock..." from BLOOD BONE BRAIN (0:51): MP3
  24. "For Maureen O'Sullivan" from POETRY FOR SCHOOLS (1:13): MP3
  25. Part Two from BENDING WINDOWS (1:59): MP3
  26. No. 15 from Defamiliarizing (2:11): MP3
  27. "AFRICAN BOOG" from BRIXTON FRACTALS (10:34): MP3

complete recording (60:32): MP3

Reading from Unpolished Mirrors at the University of Warwick, November 30, 1982

Courtesy of University of Warwick.

Complete Recording (1:15:14): MP3

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