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Norman Rosten

The Poems of Norman Rosten

released by Folkways Records, January 1, 1963

  1. Speech Before the Curtain (0:39): MP3
  2. For Walt Whitman (1:49): MP3
  3. 1929 (1:07): MP3
  4. Depression Blues (1:02): MP3
  5. Landscape with Figure (1:02): MP3
  6. The Ministers of State (1:10): MP3
  7. Spain 1937 (0:41): MP3
  8. Europe 1945 (1:19): MP3
  9. Futurama Love Song (1:02): MP3
  10. Meditation (1:08): MP3
  11. The Well (0:59): MP3
  12. A Group of Songs for Patricia, or a Poet to his Daughter (3:21): MP3
  13. Prelude: An Autobiography in Four Parts (8:14): MP3
  14. Discard (0:24): MP3
  15. The Portable Electric Chair (3:12): MP3
  16. Identity (0:56): MP3
  17. Song for the Makeup Man (0:45): MP3
  18. The Spider (0:45): MP3
  19. Crazy Ballad (0:45): MP3
  20. Inventory (1:06): MP3
  21. Paris - St. Germain Des Pres (1:03): MP3
  22. Portrait (1:11): MP3
  23. Elegy (1:18): MP3
  24. Song (0:36): MP3
  25. Cycle (0:32): MP3
  26. Philosophy (0:36): MP3
  27. Short Lament (0:39): MP3
  28. The Ballad of the Visiting Firemen (1:23): MP3
  29. Credo (0:50): MP3
  30. To Ariake Kambara (1:12): MP3
  31. On Reading Catallus (0:43): MP3
  32. Introduction for Beginners (06:23): MP3
  • complete recording (48:12): MP3

Unknown Reading

  • complete reading (47:47): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. © 2010 the estate of Norman Rosten. All rights to this recorded material belong to the estate of Norman Rosten. Used with permission of Patricia Rosten Filan. Distributed by PennSound.