Audio Archives

Audio Poetry at Archive.Org

Person Describing Archive

Celyn Harding Jones (2010) ; Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?


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General Description of Archive

This is a collection of poetry recordings added by Internet Archive users. Basically just a list of random poetry recordings read by Users (not the author) and uploaded to the site. No information about the author or poem are provided. Not a great site for our purposes or research.

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Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)
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Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
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