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Ode To Gravity:
Rain-Drain

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 54 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

Another auditory collage of poetry, music, stories and sounds from Charles Amirkhanian’s groundbreaking radio program, “Ode To Gravity”. In this edition you will hear Charles recite a poem by Nano Valaorites, some quiet jazz music, and a short story read by its author, Mort Bennett, among other assorted aural amusements. Don’t worry about the meaning of it all just sit back and absorb the sonic vibrations.

Musical Selections:  [mix of poetry and accordion?] -- Endless Crucifixion / Nanos Valaorites -- [ambient sounds] -- [unidentified jazz] -- [a short story] / Mort Bennett -- [description of recording artists]
Genres:  Soundscapes; Poetry
Subject:  Soundscapes (Music); Poetry -- Readings with music; Ambient sounds; Poetry; Jazz; Automobile sounds
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Martens, Karlheinz ; Valaōritēs, Nanos; Bennett, Mort
Recording Date:  11/4/1970
First Broadcast Date:  11/4/1970
 
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