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Tony Towle

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, January 26, 2012

with Jennifer Moxley

  • Complete reading (30:07): MP3

Prose Reading for Elinor Nauen's Prose Pro's Series, Sidewalk Cafe, New York, June 10, 2010

Complete reading (37:07): MP3

Recorded live at WKCR-FM (New York) by Tom Kelly on September 20, 2002

  1. The Sea & the Wind (7:11): MP3
  2. On His Name (1:18): MP3
  3. Recapitulation (4:19): MP3
  4. Social Poem (2:55): MP3
  5. Prospects (3:55): MP3
  6. Archive (1:19): MP3
  7. Shelf Life (1:00): MP3
  8. Ethos (9:05): MP3
  9. Post Modern Maturity (7:20): MP3
  10. Dinner Party (1:35): MP3
  11. In the Coffeehouse (2:20): MP3
  12. Clash of Artistic Temperaments (0:29): MP3

Reading at the Blue Mountain Gallery, SoHo, New York City, February 8, 1986

  1. Variations for Jean on Gnothic Neophancy (4:07): MP3
  2. Typing Test (2:39): MP3
  3. Dropping Names (1:03): MP3
  4. Scenes of Verdi (2:23): MP3
  5. Homage to Berlioz (3:14): MP3
  6. Waiting with Mahler (4:15): MP3
  7. Brief Moments with Tchaikovsky (2:14): MP3
  8. The Allegorical Figure of Brooklyn (0:52): MP3
  9. North (1:40): MP3
  10. April 24th (1:24): MP3
  11. Notes on Velasquez (0:53): MP3
  12. The Sea and the Wind (2:12): MP3
  13. Social Poem (2:35): MP3
  14. Recapitulation (3:22): MP3
  15. Vase (1:27): MP3
Complete reading (36:19): MP3

Reading at the Ear Inn, January 21, 1981

Complete reading (33:50): MP3

Reading at the Ear Inn, May 12, 1979

  1. Works on Paper (17:22): MP3
  2. Tomb (0:33): MP3
  3. A Few Drinks (1:04): MP3
  4. Fermented Studies (Parts 3 & 4) (1:53): MP3
  5. Red Studio (2:34): MP3
  6. Preface to Part 2 (1:37): MP3
  7. Social Poem (3:06): MP3
Part One (17:49): MP3
Part Two (12:44): MP3

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Lenny Goldstein, Tom Savage, Bob Rosenthal, Greg Masters, David Herz, Gary Lenhart, and Rochelle Kraut, February 14, 1978

Complete video (28:22): MOV

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Tom Savage, Steve Carey, and Simon Pettet, December 8, 1977

Complete video (43:45): MOV

Reading at the Folio Bookstore, Washington D.C., November 12, 1976

  1. Introduction (1:20): MP3
  2. The Morgan Library (1:55): MP3
  3. The Works of Li Po (0:55): MP3
  4. Swinburne: End of the Century (3:22): MP3
  5. The German Book of Verse (0:40): MP3
  6. Australia (2:04): MP3
  7. A Unique Tour (0:57): MP3
  8. On the Moon (4:09): MP3
  9. Addenda (2:19): MP3
  10. On His Name (1:22): MP3
  11. Starry Night (1:35): MP3
  12. Nearing Christmas (5:21): MP3
  13. Rhapsodic Fragments in Islip (2:44): MP3
  14. For Rachel (0:47): MP3
  15. The Sea and the Wind (2:31): MP3
Complete reading (32:20): MP3

Reading at Chumley's, New York City, April 17, 1976

  1. Introduction (1:39): MP3
  2. Starry Night (2:10): MP3
  3. Poem (I ask myself...) (1:26): MP3
  4. On the Moon (4:17): MP3
  5. Quotes (1:59): MP3
  6. Poem (for Frank Lima) (2:46): MP3
  7. Notes on Velasquez (1:01): MP3
  8. The Country Life (4:14): MP3
  9. Voice, 1968 (2:00): MP3
  10. Painting the Eaves (2:23): MP3
  11. Addenda (2:04): MP3
Complete recording (26:34): MP3

Reading at Dr. Generosity's, New York City, January 31, 1976

  1. The Morgan Library (1:38): MP3
  2. New York Letters (1:27): MP3
  3. Poem (I ask myself why I drink...) (1:03): MP3
  4. For Rachel (0:44): MP3
  5. Nearing Christmas (5:15): MP3
  6. A Note to Sylvia Plath (0:36): MP3
  7. Lines Written in New York and at Kenoza Lake (2:29): MP3
  8. I Am the Friend of South America (0:29): MP3
  9. Idyllic Scene (early version) (1:11): MP3
  10. Starry Night (early version) (1:49): MP3
  11. Australia (early version) (1:51): MP3
  12. Painting the Eaves (1:18): MP3
  13. After Lorca (0:32): MP3
Complete reading (22:46): MP3

Lecture on Poetry, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, March 15, 1978

From the Talk Series curated by Bob Perelman

Complete Recording (1:23:25): MP3

Reading at Chumley's, New York City, January 4, 1975

  1. Swinburne: End of the Century (3:33): MP3
  2. Comme l'on Voit de Loin Sur la Mer Courroucée (0:49): MP3
  3. Addenda (2:09): MP3
  4. For Rachel (0:39): MP3
  5. The Temple of Fame (2:12): MP3
  6. On His Name (0:37): MP3
  7. On the Moon (4:10): MP3
  8. A Note to Charles North (5:17): MP3
  9. Autobiography [partial recording] (23:07): MP3
Complete recording (50:41): MP3

Reading at Dr. Generosity's, New York City, January 26, 1974

  1. Swinburne: End of the Century (earlier version) (4:09): MP3
  2. A Unique Tour (0:49): MP3
  3. Portraits (earlier version) (1:23): MP3
  4. Nearing Christmas (5:19): MP3
  5. June. Ode to His Mistress. (Pierre de Ronsard) (1:02): MP3
  6. Poem (I ask myself why I drink...) (1:10): MP3
  7. On the Moon [partial recording] (2:02): MP3
  8. Brown Bread (0:23): MP3
  9. Vacations (6:14): MP3
  10. Addenda (2:05): MP3
  11. A Note to Charles North [partial recording] (3:36): MP3
Complete recording (29:11): MP3

Reading at the Katonah Public Library, February 11, 1973

  1. Introduction (1:10): MP3
  2. Enchantment (3:44): MP3
  3. Poem (The last idiot elegy...) (1:04): MP3
  4. Poem (An engineer...) (1:05): MP3
  5. The Hotel (0:52): MP3
  6. Daybreak (1:44): MP3
  7. Euphoria (0:59): MP3
  8. George Towle (1:21): MP3
  9. Notes on Velazquez (1:12): MP3
  10. North (1:35): MP3
  11. April 24th (2:03): MP3
  12. The Country Life (3:53): MP3
  13. Poem (The lead drains...) (1:16): MP3
  14. Poem (for Frank Lima) (1:38): MP3
  15. Voice, 1968 (1:34): MP3
  16. conversation with the audience (3:11): MP3
  17. Poem (An engineer...) (1:05): MP3
  18. The Works of Li Po (1:04): MP3
  19. The German Book of Verse (1:18): MP3
  20. July 2nd (4:45): MP3
  21. Moral Courage (1:47): MP3
  22. January (0:13): MP3
  23. The Sea and the Wind (2:18): MP3
Complete recording (43:28): MP3

Reading "Social Poem" at St. Mark's Poetry Project

  • Complete recording (3:12): MP3

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