Audio Recording Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian

Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian

About this Item

Title

  • Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian

Summary

  • Mr. Brodsky reads nine of his Russian poems (English translations read by John Francis) and one English poem.

Names

  • Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996.
  • Francis, John.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1979.

Contents

  • Six years later / Richard Wilbur, tr. -- To a tyrant / Alan Myers, tr. -- Odysseus to Telemachus / George Kline, tr. -- The butterfly / George Kline, tr. -- Torso / Howard Moss, tr. -- The Thames at Chelsea / David Ingres, tr. -- North Kensington / Alan Myers, tr. -- York, in memoriam W.H. Auden / Alan Myers, tr. -- Plato elaborated / George Kline, tr. -- Elegy for Robert Lowell.

Notes

  • -  Readings in English and Russian.
  • -  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
  • -  English translations read by John Francis.
  • -  Recorded Feb. 28, 1979, in the Recording Laboratory at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Medium

  • 1 sound tape reel (ca. 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([2] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Tape 12681

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740985

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

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Chicago citation style:

Brodsky, Joseph, John Francis, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian. 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740985/.

APA citation style:

Brodsky, J., Francis, J. & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1979) Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740985/.

MLA citation style:

Brodsky, Joseph, John Francis, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. Joseph Brodsky reading his poems in Russian. 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740985/>.