Audio and Video

Video of Reading of Paean to Place

Read by Sarah Day
Directed by Brent Notbohm
Produced by Nicholas Owen Langholff, Brent Notbohm, Robert Saba
Cinematography by Andreas Wagner
Film Editing by Brent Notbohm

Audio Recordings of Lorine Niedecker Poetry

Lorine Reads Her Poetry

This recording is the only known recording of Lorine reading her poems. It was recorded by Cid Corman on a visit to Lorine in November 1970, one month before her death. At the end, the audio cassette tape runs out.

Niedecker Poetry Inspires Composer and Isthmus Vocal Ensemble

Three poems by Lorine Niedecker composed by Jerry Hui
(Permission granted by Bob Arnold, Longhouse Publishing, Literary Executor for Lorine Niedecker)
Performed by the Isthmus Vocal Ensemble, conducted by Scott MacPherson, August 3, 2012, Luther Memorial Church, Madison, Wisconsin

My mother saw the green toad

My life by water

From my bed I see

Musical Interpretations

Ann Engelman, Narrator
Jeff Wagner, Pianist