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Nathaniel Tarn

I Think This May Be Eden, 1995 CD With Music By Billy Panda

  1. Before the Snake (2:16): MP3
  2. The Beautiful Contradictions Fifteen (11:05): MP3
  3. Eyes Watching Upsky (1:41): MP3
  4. Section: America (2): Seen As a Bird (4:58): MP3
  5. Flight From the Mountaintop (7:40): MP3
  6. Architextures A1:88 (2:57): MP3
  7. Architextures A2:88 (3:17): MP3
  8. Architextures A3:88 (3:21): MP3
  9. Architextures A7:88 (3:05): MP3
  10. Wind River Ballad (1:38): MP3
  11. Section: The Invisible Bride (I) (5:57): MP3

Reading at the University of Buffalo, March 25, 1992

  • complete reading (35:49): MP3

Prospects Reading, Hoboken, May 23, 1996 recorded by Chris Funkhouser

Complete Reading (13:09): MP3

Reading with Toby Olson, Kelly Writers House, UPenn, November 14, 2002

sponsored by the Kelly Writers House

Complete reading (45:21): MP3

  1. Introduction (1:55): MP3
  2. Before the Snake (1:30): MP3
  3. An Immigrant's Address (2:32): MP3
  4. "In the same way suffered..." (4:26): MP3
  5. Introduction to Miniatures, Rajasthan/Punjab Hill (0:59): MP3
  6. Plane Tree with Squirrels, Mughal (0:30): MP3
  7. Megh Mallar Raga, South Rajasthan (0:31): MP3
  8. Lady at Tryst, Bundi (0:27): MP3
  9. Lovers Hunt at Night, peripheral Basohli (0:50): MP3
  10. Sheltering at Night, Kangra (0:55): MP3
  11. introduction to Dying Trees (2:03): MP3
  12. Unravelling / Shock (3:24): MP3 [text]
  13. Golden Globes of Hopefulness (4:02): MP3 [text]
  14. Introduction to Architextures (1:12): MP3
  15. Architextures, 1 (2:36): MP3
  16. Architextures, 3 (3:16): MP3
  17. Architextures, 7 (3:16): MP3
  18. Questions (10:59): MP3

Reading as part of Tony Frazer's Shearsman Reading Series at Swedenborg Hall, London, June 17, 2008

  1. introduction by Tony Frazer (1:19): MP3
  2. Before the Snake (3:07): MP3
  3. Coachwhip (1:55): MP3
  4. Of the Animal (2:47): MP3
  5. Golden Globes of Hopefulness (4:59): MP3
  6. selection from C.A.L.'s Dream (5:23): MP3
  7. Time Interlude Survivor (4:30): MP3

Complete reading (22:51): MP3

This recording has been made available through Itinerant Records & Philip Kuhn.

Reading at Acequia Booksellers, Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 7, 2008

  1. Introduction by Gary Wilkie (1:20): MP3
  2. Cibola, or the Cities of Gold (2:47): MP3
  3. Coachwhip (2:27): MP3
  4. The Asphyxiation (3:13): MP3
  5. Year's End: Chamisa (4:31): MP3
  6. Mathis at Issenheim (13:06): MP3
  7. Ascending Flight, Los Angeles (6:45): MP3

Reading in Magdalena, New Mexico, October 5, 2008

  1. Birdscapes with Seaside (9:13): MP3
  2. The Second Letter, 1995: One, the Names Return (8:21): MP3
  3. The Second Letter, 1995: Seven, The Funeral, August 10th (5:47): MP3
  4. The Third Letter, 1998, Parts 1-5 (7:35): MP3
  5. The Third Letter, 1998, Parts 6-8 (7:43): MP3
  6. The Third Letter, 1998, Parts 9-10 (3:13): MP3
  7. Palenque (13:04): MP3
  8. Ins and Outs of the Forest Rivers (20:34): MP3

Recording Session at The Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University, November 5, 2009

Recording provided by The Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University
  1. introduction (2:32): MP3
  2. Section V from The Beautiful Contradictions (3:19): MP3
  3. Section IV from The Beautiful Contradictions (4:18): MP3
  4. The 9th Persephone from The Persephones (2:31): MP3
  5. two sections from At The Western Gates (2:58): MP3
  6. Architexture 50 from The Architextures (3:13): MP3
  7. Either You Are Receiving Things Which from Ins and Outs of Forest Rivers (3:18): MP3
  8. Dying Trees (4:59): MP3
  9. Tarn discussing the experience of translating Neruda as well as moving to America for poetic reasons (15:08): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #42, discussing Nathaniel Tarn's "Unravelling / Shock," April 21, 2011

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

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These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the readers. © 2008 by Nathaniel Tarn. Used with permission of Nathaniel Tarn. Distributed by PennSound.