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Allen Ginsberg - At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Allen Ginsberg - At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems (2021) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Allen Ginsberg - At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 34:41 minutes | 284 MB
Poetry | Label: Omnivore Recordings, Official Digital Download

Recorded in 1956 and discovered in 2007, one of the most important audio documents in the history of American literature, from the second half of the 20th century, is available to be heard far and wide in 2021. Allen Ginsberg's first public reading of his epic poem "Howl" took place in October of 1955 at the famous Six Gallery in San Francisco. In attendance that night were Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Philip Lamantia, Michael McClure, Kenneth Rexroth, Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady. Imagine if that evening's readings been recorded! It was long thought that the first recorded reading of "Howl" was the March 1956 reading in Berkeley, California; however, prior to that evening, Ginsberg travelled to Reed College in Portland, Oregon, with Gary Snyder for a series of readings. Reed College, a small liberal arts college founded in 1908 and known for it's academic excellence had been attended by the likes of Steve Jobs, Barry Hansen (Dr. Demento), Barbara Ehrenreich, Ry Cooder, Max Gordon (founder of The Village Vanguard), and poet Gary Snyder.

Tracklist:
1. Epithalamion (Later published as Love Poem On Theme By Whitman) (01:45)
2. Wild Orphan (01:16)
3. Over Kansas (04:37)
4. A Dream Record (02:20)
5. Blessed Be The Muses (00:14)
6. A Supermarket In California (02:25)
7. The Trembling Of The Veil (Later titled Transcription Of Organ Music) (04:36)
8. Introduction (01:19)
9. Howl (13:39)
10. Line Pick UP (01:11)
11. Howl (Part II) (01:16)

foobar2000 1.4.1 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2021-04-03 13:27:23

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Analyzed: Allen Ginsberg / At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR13 -1.46 dB -16.92 dB 1:45 01-Epithalamion (Later published as Love Poem On Theme By Whitman)
DR12 -2.50 dB -17.91 dB 1:16 02-Wild Orphan
DR14 -0.71 dB -17.20 dB 4:37 03-Over Kansas
DR13 -2.52 dB -19.03 dB 2:20 04-A Dream Record
DR14 -4.16 dB -22.11 dB 0:14 05-Blessed Be The Muses
DR12 -2.74 dB -17.71 dB 2:26 06-A Supermarket In California
DR14 -2.22 dB -19.11 dB 4:37 07-The Trembling Of The Veil (Later titled Transcription Of Organ Music)
DR17 -5.38 dB -26.32 dB 1:19 08-Introduction
DR13 -1.15 dB -16.47 dB 13:39 09-Howl
DR13 -3.43 dB -19.85 dB 1:12 10-Line Pick UP
DR13 -3.75 dB -20.74 dB 1:16 11-Howl (Part II)
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Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR14

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 1077 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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