Rondo, and, Event no. 640, and, Event no. 641: performances at the Barbican [Theatre] in London, 1998-10-09/10Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)O'Rourke, James (Instrumentalist)Tilbury, John, 1936- (Instrumentalist)Van Sleen, Michael (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)Barbican Theatre (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-10-09Date Created: 1998-10-10
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1, Oct. 9: [Rondo] Four⁶ / [John Cage] (Takehisa Kosugi, James O'Rourke, John Tilbury, Michael Van Sleen) (0:00-30:01) -- Audience applause (30:02-31:06)Streaming file 2, Oct. 9: Event [no. 640] (Takehisa Kosugi, James O'Rourke, John Tilbury) (0:00-46:44) -- Audience applause and recording silence (46:45-47:28)Streaming file 3, Oct. 10: [Rondo] Four⁶ / [John Cage] (Takehisa Kosugi, James O'Rourke, John Tilbury, Michael Van Sleen)Streaming file 4, Oct. 10: Event [no. 641] (Takehisa Kosugi, James O'Rourke, John Tilbury) (0:00-47:34) -- Audience applause (47:35-49:59)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 803
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic and violin musicModern dance musicMusique concrèteVocalisesCage, John. Four⁶
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title, dates, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers and information obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Barbican London 10-9-98 ; Four⁶ - O'Rourke, Kosugi, Tillberry [Tilbury], Van Sleen ; Event - O'Rourke, Kosugi, Tillberry [Tilbury]". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Barbican London 10-10-98 ; Four⁶ - Kosugi, O'Rourke, Tilleberry [Tilbury], Van Sleen ; Event - Kosugi, O'Rourke, Tilleberry [Tilbury]".Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Rondo (1996), and, two of Cunningham's Events.Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D246, and, D247.Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, James O'Rourke, John Tilbury, and Michael Van Sleen, musicians.Venue: Recorded in performances at the Barbican [Theatre] in, London, England, 1998 October 9 and 10.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audio DAT cassettes (161 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is mostly good; the first approximately 4 minutes of streaming file 4 was recorded at a very low volume.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 894377046NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20334590Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0166d360-b7db-0133-1882-3c07547a230f
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