Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial): performance in Zurich, 1991-06

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Title
Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial): performance in Zurich, 1991-06
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Cage, John (Composer)
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-06-20 - 1991-06-25 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Beach birds "Four³" / [John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] (0:00-28:44) -- Audience applause (28:45-30:15) -- [Inventions (short version) "Sculptures musicales" / Cage] (30:16-41:56) -- Audience applause (41:57-43:50) -- [Trackers "Gravitational sounds" / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (David Tudor)] (43:51-46:48)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1648
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Quartets
Cage, John. Four⁶
Cage, John. Sculptures musicales
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Inventions (1989), and, a partial recording of the music for Trackers (1991).
Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, and the performance programs.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette: "Beach Birds (Four³) ; Recording from Zurich 1991".
Venue: Recorded in performance in, Zurich, Switzerland, 1991 June [20-25?]; [These performance dates were obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (47 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional audience sounds, recording volumes are uneven, and the recording of Trackers ends abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933596457
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868101
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe60b8c0-b950-0133-08e5-3c07547a230f
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00641650-b951-0133-b360-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00641650-b951-0133-b360-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1991). Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00641650-b951-0133-b360-3c07547a230f

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Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial)