sound poetry

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  • DISCOGRAPHY
  • Christian Scholz
    Untersuchungen zur Geschichte und Typologie der Lautpoesie (Obermichelbach 1989). Part 3, Discography [online]; available at <http://www.engeler.de/lautpoesiediskographie.pdf> [accessed 20 June 2011].
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  • 'The complete sound-poems of Hugo Ball', in Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris (eds.), Poems for the millennium. The University of California book of modern & postmodern poetry. Vol. 1 (University of California Press : Berkeley 1995) 294-297.
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  • SOUND POEMS 1916
  • 'Wolken', first published in De Stijl Nr. 85/86 (Leiden 1928).
    • Wolken
    • elomen elomen lefitalominal
      wolminuscaio
      baumbala bunga
      acycam glastula feirofim flinsi
    • elominuscula pluplubasch
      rallalalaio
    • endremin saxassa flumen flobollala
      feilobasch falljada follidi
      flumbasch
    • cerobadadrada
      gragluda gligloda glodasch
      gluglamen gloglada gleroda glandridi
    • elomen elomen lefitalominai
      wolminuscaio
      baumbala bunga
      acycam glastala feirofim blisti
      elominuscula pluplusch
      rallabataio
  • 'Katzen und Pfauen', first published in De Stijl Nr. 85/86 (Leiden 1928).
    • Katzen und Pfauen
    • baubo sbugi ninga gloffa
    • siwi faffa
      sbugi faffa
      olofa fafamo
      faufo halja finj
    • sirgi ninga banja sbugi
      halja hanja golja biddim
    • mâ mâ
      piaûpa
      mjâma
    • pawapa baungo sbugi
      ninga
      gloffalor
  • 'Totenklage', first published in De Stijl Nr. 85/86 (Leiden 1928).
    • Totenklage
    • ombula
      take
      bitdli
      solunkola
      tabla tokta tokta takabla
      taka tak
      Babula m'balam
      tak tru – ü
      wo – um
      biba bimbel
      o kla o auwa
      kla o auwa
      la – auma
      o kla o ü
      la o auma
      klinga – o – e – auwa
      ome o-auwa
      klinga inga M ao – Auwa
      omba dij omuff pomo – auwa
      tru-ü
      tro-u-ü o-a-o-ü
      mo-auwa
      gomun guma zangaga gago blagaga
      szagaglugi m ba-o-auma
      szaga szago
      szaga la m'blama
      bschigi bschigo
      bschigi bschigi
      bschiggo bschiggo
      goggo goggo
      ogoggo
      a-o –auma
  • 'Gadji beri bimba', first published in De Stijl Nr. 85/86 (Leiden 1928).
    • Gadji beri bimba
    • gadji beri bimba glandridi laula lonni cadori
      gadjama gramma berida bimbala glandri galassassa laulitalomini
      gadji berl bin blassa glassala laula lonni cadorsu sassala bim
      gadjama tuffm i zimzalla binban gligla wowolimai bin beri ban
      o katalominai rhinozerossola hopsamen laulitalomini hoooo
      gadjama rhinozerossola hopsamen
      bluku terullala blaulala loooo
    • zimzim urullala zimzim urullala zimzim zanzibar zimzalla zam
      elifantolim brussala bulomen brussala bulomen tromtata
      velo da bang bang affalo purzamai affalo purzamal lengado tor
      gadjama bimbalo glandridi glassala zingtata pimpalo ögrögöööö
      viola laxato viola zimbrabim viola uli paluji malooo
    • tuffm im zimbrabim negramai bumbalo negramai bumbalo tuffm i zim
      gadjama bimbala oo beri gadjama gaga di gadjama affalo pinx
      gaga di bumbalo bumbalo gadjamen
      gaga di bling blong
      gaga blung
  • 'Karawane', first published in Dada-Almanach / herausgegeben von Richard Huelsenbeck (Erich Reiss Verlag : Berlin 1920) 53.
    • Karawane
    • jolifanto bambla o falli bambla
      großgiga m'pfa habla horem
      egiga goramen
      higo bloiko russula huju
      hollaka hollala
      anlogo bung
      blago bung blago bung
      bosso fataka
      ü üü ü
      schampa wulla wussa olobo
      hej tatta gorem
      eschige zunbada
      wulubu ssubudu uluwu ssubudu
      tumba ba-umf
      kusa gauma
      ba – umf
  • 'Seepferdchen und Flugfische', first published in Poésie de mots inconnus / éd. par Iliazd [=Ilia Zdanévitch] (Iliazd : Paris 1949).
    • Seepferdchen und Flugfische
    • tressli bessli nebogen leila
      flusch kata
      ballubasch
      zack hitti zopp
    • zack hitti zopp
      hitti betzli betzli
      prusch kata
      ballubasch
      fasch kitti bimm
    • zitti kitillabi billabi billabi
      zikko di zakkobam
      fisch kitti bisch
    • bumbalo bumbalo bumbalo bambo
      zitti kitillabi
      zack hitti zopp
    • treßli beßli nebogen grügü
      blaulala violabimini bisch
      violabimini bimini bimini
      fusch kata
      ballubasch
      zick hiti zopp
  • RECORDINGS
  • Six Sound Poems by Hugo Ball
    BABA OEMF
    Kontrans 844
    Jaap Blonk (voice), Bart van der Putten (alto saxophone), Pieter Meurs (double bass)
    Recorded live at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam, May 11, 1989.
    • Contents:
      1. Wolken (Clouds) 7:42
      2. Katzen und Pfauen (Cats and Peacocks) 5:01
      3. Karawane (Caravan) 6:01
      4. Gadji beri bimba 6:19
      5. Totenklage (Dirge) 14:07
      6. Seepferdchen und flugfische (Seahorses and Flying Fish) 10:32
  • FUTURA Poesia Sonora
    ed. by Arrigo Lora-Totino
    Cramps Records, Milan
    5 CDs, CRSCD 091-095, 1989
    Performed by Trio Exvoco: Hanna Aurbacher, Teophil Maier, Ewald Liska, 1978.
    • A CD release of an extensive sound poetry anthology orginally produced on five LPs in 1978. You can listen to the 6 poems on this CD on the site of UbuWeb.
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  • Work
    • Sound Poetry
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  • IMAGE CREDITS
    banner: Hugo Ball, 1926
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