John Ciardi Collection
SUBGROUP V: Recordings
AS IF. Folkways Records, 1956. FL 9780. Recorded at Rutgers University, 1955.
DANTE: THE INFERNO. Folkways Records, 1954. FP 9871. Ciardi reads the first eight cantos of his translation. Released by arrangement with Mentor Books.
DANTE: THE INFERNO. Folkway Records, 1959. Second copy. Ex. Lib.
SOMEONE COULD WIN A POLAR BEAR, AND OTHER POEMS. Spoken Arts, 1974. SAC 6102.
THIS STRANGEST EVERYTHING. Spoken Arts, 1967. SA 956-947. Recorded at Rutgers University, 1966.
WHAT IS A POEM? A DISCUSSION OF HOW POEMS ARE MADE. Spoken Arts, 1974. SA 1115.
WHAT IS A POEM? Second copy. Ex-library.
JOHN CIARDI READS, YOU READ TO ME, I'LL READ TO YOU. Spoken Arts. 1962. SA 835.
YOU KNOW WHO and JOHN J. PLENTY AND FIDDLER DAN AND OTHER POEMS. Spoken Arts. No Date. SA 914. Album cover is illustrated by Edward Gorey.
TREASURY OF 100 MODERN AMERICAN POETS, vol. XIII. Spoken Arts, 1052. [5 poems by Ciardi, plus Peter Viereck, John Malcolm Brinnin, Robert Lowell, Gwendolyn Brooks, and William Jay Smith.]
ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY. Scholastic Records, 9735. 1962. [Two poems by Ciardi, plus E. L. Mayo, Richard Eberhart, Theodore Roethke, Howard Nemerov, John Logan, David Morton, Galway Kinnell, Lewis Turco, Alfred Down, Kate Brackett, Donald Justice, William Jay Smith, Marcia Masters, Kenneth Patchen, James Wright, Felix Stefanile, May Swenson, Leah Bodine Drake, David Ridgley Clark, Richard Wilbur, and Karl Shapiro].
ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY. Folkway Records, FL 9735. 1961. Selected, edited, and read by George Abbe. [Has two poems by Ciardi].
I MET A MAN and HOW DOES A POEM MEAN? WBAI 99.5 FM Radio Label.
AS IF. Folkways #9780. (See # 1 above)
I MET A MAN. Pathways of Sound. No date.
CRICKET AND OTHER FRIENDS. Open Court Publishing Co., 1974. Contains two poems by Ciardi: "And on Some Days I Might Take Less" and "Why the Sky Is Blue."
CRICKET AND OTHER FRIENDS. Second copy.
JOHN CIARDI & W. D. SNODGRASS. Library of Congress. Twentieth Century Poetry in English. Recordings of Poets Reading Their Own Poems. PL 27. Contains seven poems with a booklet of the poems in print.
JOHN CIARDI READS FROM I MET A MAN
YOU KNOW WHO, FIDDLER DAN AND JOHN Q. PLENTY. Reel to reel tape in original
box. N.d., but no earlier than 1964.