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Philip Whalen

reading at the Vancouver Poetry Festival, University of British Columbia, July 31, 1963

  1. To the Muse (2:22): MP3
  2. To the Moon (0:20) MP3
  3. Dream & Excursus, Arlington Massachusetts (2:34): MP3
  4. The Daydream (0:43): MP3
  5. One of My Favorite Songs is Stormy Weather (1:11): MP3
  6. What I Want (0:40): MP3
  7. Statement of Condition (0:58): MP3
  8. Early Autumn in Upper Noe Valley (1:20): MP3
  9. How Beautiful (0:44): MP3
  10. Daily Bread (0:48): MP3
  11. Life and Death and a Letter to My Mother Beyond Them Both (7:38): MP3
  12. Friday Already Half- (2:16): MP3
  13. Tennis Shoes (1:38): MP3
  14. Invocation and Theophany (2:50): MP3
  15. Letter to Michael McClure (4:17): MP3
  16. "A Wednesday Morning" (0:38): MP3
  17. Plums, Metaphysics, an Investigation, a Visit, and a Short Funeral Ode (5:07): MP3
  18. Saturday Morning (0:40): MP3
  19. The Treasures of Rage (0:50): MP3
  20. The Idol (0:49): MP3
  21. Warnings, Responses, Etc. (2:51): MP3
  22. An Irregular Ode (0:35): MP3
  23. Song for 2 Balalaikas on the Corner of 3rd & Market (0:35): MP3
  24. The Art of Literature (3:30) MP3
  25. "This Boy At Princeton Studied Russian" (4:51): MP3
  26. To a Poet (0:13): MP3
  27. A Vision of the Bodhisattvas (0:56): MP3
  28. To the Muse (1:08): MP3
  29. "Monday, In the Evening" (11:26): MP3

complete reading (1:12:45): MP3

This recording was originally made available to the Slought Foundation by Fred Wah. PennSound publication made with thanks to Slought and with the permission of Fred Wah and the Whalen Estate.


reading in San Francisco, August, 1971