Allen Porter recording, 1947
Audio cassette of dramatic poetry readings of two original poems (ca. 5 minutes), written and performed by Institute of Design students in Sibyl Moholy-Nagy's course Intellectual Integration during the 1947-1948 school year. Sibyl Moholy-Nagy introduces the two pieces which are orchestrated in Greek chorus fashion. Students heard on the recording include Allen Porter, Franz Altschuler, Louis Silverstein, Harold Grosowski, Sondra Fingerman and others.
- Porter, Allen (Person)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Requires casette player
1 cassette : Poor audio quality
According to the donor, the original recordings were made on an early recording cutting machine which one of the students brought to the class. The poems were written by passing a pad of paper around the room with each student writing one line of poetry on a given topic. Each student would fold the page after writing his/her line so the next writer would not see what was already written.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 10/22/1999