Audio Archives

Person Describing Archive

Annie Murray (2010) ; Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?

N (Section for poetry recordings)

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Site URL

Site Last Updated
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General Description of Archive

poetry recordings were added 2000-2003, but it seems to have stopped - features 20th century and contemporary poets


UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Unfortunately, link redirects to an error page. Currently, no version of this website has been found yet.

Description of archive history or URL

no information provided on this particular part of the Salon site

Contact information
Searchable options

no, other than searching the whole salon site

Relation from the audio to the text

no text provided, just intro blurb and audio file

Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items

audio is only offered for a few poets, and it seems that the full recordings were only available for a limited duration

Author bios and context within literary history

biographical information and literary context provided

Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)
Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)


Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)
Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)

salon has a mobile site, but wasn't able to test it

Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
Interactivity and Web 2.0 features
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