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Anne Tardos



Refrigerator Defrosting, 1975

Refrigerator Defrosting (14:21):
MP3
Refrigerator Defrosting, with Vocal Improvisation (10:03): MP3



Tardos' drawing of the recording setup, "the score as it were" (click on image for larger version)



Among Men, 1992
performance work for speakers and instrumentalists
(30:01)

Produced at the West German Radio, Cologne
Studio Akustische Kunst, in 1996


Cello: Sara Hohenstein
Clarinet: Diego Montes
Oboe: Peter Veale
Violin: Clemens Merkel

English: Jackson Mac Low
French: Francis Gay
German: Jacqueline Kornmüller
Hungarian: Judith Koncsek
Italian: Renzo Brizzi

Engineered by Theresia Singer
Produced by Klaus Schöning
Written and Directed by Anne Tardos

(click here to view the musicians' scores for this piece)



Alter-Englishes, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1999
1. Introduction (1:55): MP3
2. Nothing (3:15): MP3
3. Buffalo Gram (1:22): MP3
4. How I Love You (0:37): MP3
5. Ablation Therapy (0:20): MP3
6. For Bill Luoma (4:44): MP3
7. Reading from Uxudo (13:46): MP3
Complete Reading (29:35): MP3



Reading as part of The Line Reading Series, December 3, 2002
  1. Introduction by Lytle Shaw (1:35): MP3
  2. for Lytle Shaw (2:09): MP3
  3. Boomerang Suntan (2:13): MP3
  4. Rich Rotting Glossy Chestnuts (0:42): MP3
  5. Intimacy Glittering (0:49): MP3
  6. Pillow Kindness (0:39): MP3
  7. Caught in a cage is a Congo Bar (3:49): MP3
  8. The Air (5:39): MP3
  9. Dancing Salmon Timidity (2:02): MP3
  10. Four Birds (2:52): MP3
  11. Shightenberby Kickerley (2:25): MP3
  12. Camouflage Shoe Collage (1:40): MP3
complete reading (27:10): MP3


Reading at the Belladonna Reading Series, NYC, November 7, 2003
complete reading unfortunately incomplete (20:10): MP3


Reading at the Segue Series at the Bowery Poetry Club
February 5, 2005

complete reading (27:15): MP3


Salon Reading, April 7, 2007
1. The Ego Lets Go of the Ego (5:10): mp3; Text
2. Fait Accompli or Fat Accomplice (4:59): mp3; Text
3. The Aim of All Nature is Beauty (16:02): mp3; Text


Stripsody (6:38)
Anne Tardos performs "Stripsody" (1966) by Cathy Berberian,
at Music at the Construction Company, New York, May 2007.
Engineered by David Merrill and Christina Strong.


Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, April 12, 2008
complete reading (35:20): MP3



Reading and Interview on Ceptuetics Radio, April 16, 2008. Hosted by Kareem Estefan. (29:29) MP3



"Three American Poets," Swedish Radio, produced by Lars Hermansson(June 2008), with Kenneth Goldsmith and Charles Bernstein(46:32): MP3


Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics #186, reading from "I Am You," March 8, 2009

complete program (29:35): MP3



Reading at KGB Bar, October 4, 2010

Nine 1-46 (34:48):
MP3






From the CD
Music by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos
Recorded Live at Roulette, New York, 18 November 1999


1. For Armand Schwerner [first realization] (10:13) by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1999
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Violin: Theresa Salomon; Soprano: Mary Hurlbut

2. Three Cycles (21:10), by Anne Tardos

a. Nine Considerations
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Violin: Theresa Salomon; Voice: Anne Tardos

b. Uxu-Duo, for Flute and Violin
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Violin: Theresa Salomon

c. Songs from her book Uxudo, 1999
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Violin: Theresa Salomon; Soprano: Mary Hurlbut

3. 22nd Merzgedicht in Memoriam Kurt Schwitters [instrumental version] (14:49), by Jackson Mac Low, 1988
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1999

4. For Armand Schwerner [second realization], by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1999
Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Violin: Theresa Salomon; Soprano: Mary Hurlbut, Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos

CD available from Tarmac Books and Music


From the CD for
Doings: Assorted Performance Pieces 1955–2002

Granary Books, 2006
book (with CD) available from Granary

1. Merzmix 2000 (excerpt) (1:56) by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos
Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos; Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Electronic Realization: Tardos

2. Milarepa Quartet for Four Like Instruments (3:53), by Jackson Mac Low, 1982
Flutes: Andrew Bolotowsky, Robert Dick, Barbara Held, Susan Stenger, 1982

3. Guru-Guru Gatha (excerpt) (2:12), by Jackson Mac Low, 1975
Voice: Jackson Mac Low, 1976

4. A Piece for Sari Dienes (3:55), by Jackson Mac Low
Voices, Percussion Instruments: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1990

5. 1st Milarepa Gatha (6:13), by Jackson Mac Low, 1976
Voice: Jackson Mac Low, Trombone: James Staley, 1982

6. Tara Gatha (5:52), by Jackson Mac Low, 1975
Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1984

7. Four Vocabularies in Memoriam Armand Schwerner (2:43), by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1999
Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 2000; Electronic Realization: Anne Tardos, 2000

8. Black Tarantula Crossword Gathas (excerpt) (3:38), by Jackson Mac Low, 1973
Voice: Jackson Mac Low, 1974

9. A Vocabulary for Sharon Belle Matlin (5:21), by Jackson Mac Low, 1973
Voices include: Susan Musgrave, George Macbeth, Sean O'Huigin, bpNicol, and Jackson Mac Low, 1974

10. The Bluebird Asymmetry (2:30), by Jackson Mac Low, 1967
Voices include: Susan Musgrave, George Macbeth, Sean O'Huigin, bpNichol, and Jackson Mac Low, 1974

11. Refrigerator Defrosting-Pseudoglossolalia (4:29), by Anne Tardos and Jackson Mac Low
Percussion: Anne Tardos, 1975; Voices: Anne Tardos and Jackson Mac Low, 1984

12. Free Gatha 1 and Free Gatha 2 (5:19), by Jackson Mac Low, 1978 and 1981, respectively
Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1993

13. Vocabulary Gatha for Malcolm Goldstein (6:17), by Jackson Mac Low, 1978 and 1981 respectively
Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1993

14. Gatha in C for Theresa Salomon (4:12), by Jackson Mac Low, 2000
Violin: Theresa Salomon, 2002

15. Phonemicon from "Hereford Bosons 1" (excerpt) (3:02), by Jackson Mac Low, 1984
Voices: Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos



From the CD
Open Secrets



1. Free Gatha 1 & 2   (5:14), by Jackson Mac Low, 1978 and 1982, respectively.
Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos

2. Lucas 1 to 29  (24:30) For One or More Instrumentalists (in memoriam Morton Feldman and for the musicians of Germany), by Jackson Mac Low, 1990. Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Clarinet: Daniel Goode; Trombone: Robert Bethea; Violin: Gabriela Klassen

3. 38th and 39th Merzgedichte in Memoriam Kurt Schwitters (1:53) by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1993. Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos

4. Winds/Instruments (18:59) by Jackson Mac Low, 1980. Flute: Andrew Bolotowsky; Clarinet: Daniel Goode; Trombone: Robert Bethea; Violin: Gabriela Klassen; Voice: Jackson Mac Low

5. Milarepa Quartet for Four Like Instruments (3:50) by Jackson Mac Low, 1982
Flutes: Andrew Bolotowsky, Robert Dick, Barbara Held, and Susan Stenger.


6. Milarepa Gatha  (5:17) by Jackson Mac Low, 1976. Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos

7. Phoneme Dance in Memoriam John Cage (5:05) by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1993. Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos

8. Thanks (9:57) by Jackson Mac Low and Anne Tardos, 1993.. Voices: Jackson Mac Low, Anne Tardos


A Celebration of Jackson Mac Low's Thing of Beauty (edited by Anne Tardos), CUE Arts Foundation, January 18, 2008
Featuring Charles Bernstein, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Joan Retallack,  Drew Gardner, and others.


Reading at Jerome Rothenberg's 80th Birthday Tribute, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City, December 9, 2011

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Reading for the Segue Series at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York City, April 11, 2012

complete reading (36:05): MP3


Anne Tardos 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. © 2007 Anne Tardos. Used with permission of Anne Tardos. Distributed by PennSound.