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Deformance (Deformative Listening)

Dante Alighieri, (14th Century)

  1. Caroline Bergvall (2000): Via (48 Dante Variations) (10:00): MP3 (A compiled list of translations into English of the opening lines of Dante's Inferno)
  2. Bruce Andrews (2001) Primum Mobile 10 (4:17): MP3 (from Lip Service, a loose thematic translation of Dante's Paradiso)

Charles Bernstein

  1. Jasper Morris (2008, age 8): 1-100: Homage to Charles Bernstein,after "1-100" (1969)MP3
  2. Plastic Boner Band (Samuel Henry), "Every Lake Has a House" (7:32): MP3

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales (14th Century)

Caroline Bergvall (2006) — Shorter Chaucer Tales
  1. Party on: "The Host's Tale" (5:06): MP3
  2. The Summer Tale (deus hic, 1) (2:52): MP3, Text published in Jacket #31 (Oct. 06)
  3. The Franker Tale (deus hic, 2) (5:41): MP3, Text published in Jacket #32; see also note on text, from same issue.
  4. The Not Tale (funeral) (1:32): MP3

T.S. Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1917)

Steve McLaughlin — Prufrock Juxtapositions (2005)
  1. Toggle: 1 Second (2:12)MP3: MP3
  2. Toggle: 2 Seconds (2:12)MP3: MP3
  3. Toggle: 3 Seconds (2:12)MP3: MP3
  4. Toggle: 5 Seconds (2:12)MP3: MP3
  5. Simultaneous (2:12): MP3
  6. Subjective (2:12): MP3

T.S. Eliot, "Burnt Nortan"by Janek Schaefer (2007) (info here)

  • Reading (3:23): mp3

Stephen Foster, "Jeannie with the Light-Brown Hair" (1854)

  • Felix Bernstein (2003), as introduced by Kenneth Goldsmith on WFMU, I Dream of Jeannie (15:55): MP3

Kurt Schwitters, Ursonate (1922-32)

  1. Tomomi Adachi (2001): Schwitters Variations (7:54): MP3
  2. Ensemble Ordinature (2003): Rondo allegro largo: MP3 (For more see EO on UbuWeb.)
  3. Luke McGowan (2005): Robo Ursonate (18:36): MP3 (Text-to-speech reading of the Ursonate.)
  4. Linnunlaulupuu (2005): Ursonate: MP3
  5. Kun Jia (2006): Simultaneous Ursonate (13:38): MP3 (audio of Kurt Schwitters, Christopher Butterfield & Eberhard Blum)

Rosmarie Waldrop, The Reproduction of Profiles (1987)

Danny Snelson — Feverish Propogations (2009)
  1. You (1984): MP3
  2. You-You (1984-2006): MP3
  3. I (1984): MP3
  4. You-You-You (1984-2006-2009): MP3

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