Anne Waldman, Akilah Oliver, Ambrose Bye | Matching Half

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Matching Half

by Anne Waldman, Akilah Oliver, Ambrose Bye

A creative blend of contemporary poetry and music Produced by: Ambrose Bye, Fast Speaking Music
Genre: Spoken Word: Poetry
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  Song Share Time Download
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1. Doubt
Anne Waldman
3:18 $0.99
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2. (To) Show My Face
Anne Waldman
3:39 $0.99
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3. Flame
Anne Waldman
5:08 $0.99
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4. My Ongoing Query
Akilah Oliver
4:47 $0.99
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5. Manatee/Humanity
Anne Waldman
5:49 $0.99
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6. Corset (Emma Goldman)
Anne Waldman
3:24 $0.99
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7. Ceremonies in the Gong World
Anne Waldman
2:58 $0.99
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8. Ajanta
Anne Waldman
6:03 $0.99
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9. Ready to March (Onward)
Anne Waldman
2:54 $0.99
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10. Strangeness of Living
Akilah Oliver
7:45 $0.99
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"Sexiest Poem of the Year Award 2008"
If you haven't heard the CD MATCHING HALF by Waldman and Oliver (with Ambrose Bye's music), then you haven't heard anything like this, I guarantee you! The political as FIERCE poem as FIERCEST song of 2008! - CAConrad


Matching Half
 covers a wide range of themes—from corset-makers in St. Petersburg (in a song that illuminates a historical connection between Emma Goldman and J. Edgar Hoover), to Buddhist binaries (in “Flame” where Bye loops haunting piano- scapes over quiet bass and percussion), to manatees (in a cri de coeur for the non-human world), to splatters of violence that mark the world map and “shapes of the mind on fire.” -Forrest Gander

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