Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife: performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Change of address (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Loosestrife (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Instrumentalist)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)Eckhart, Meister, -1327 (Composer)Pugliese, Michael (Composer)Zimmermann, Walter, 1949- (Composer)Opéra de Paris (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-11-17 - 1992-11-19
Table of ContentsFour³ [Beach birds] / John Cage (John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor) (0:00-30:47) -- Self-forgetting [Change of address] / Walter Zimmerman (John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor) (33:03-59:33) -- Mixed signals [Loosestrife] / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese) (1:01:37-1:29:52)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 632
TopicsElectronic musicMbira musicModern dance musicMusique concrèteVocalises
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title, location and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT cassette and container.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT cassette: "Paris Opera Nov. 17, 18, 19, '92 ; Beach Birds, C of A, Loosestrife". Handwritten note on original container: "Studio: Opéra de Paris Garneir ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Neural Network Plus (ENTER) D. Tudor, T. Kosugi ; Date/Time: Nov. 17, 18, 19 1992 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Change of address (1992), and Loosestrife (1991).Content: The music for Change of address, Walter Zimmermann's Selbstvergessen (Self-forgetting), contains spoken short phrases of text by Meister Eckhart in German with some English.Performers: John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor, musicians.Venue: Recorded in performance at the Opéra de Paris Garnier in, Paris, France 1992 November 17-19.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio DAT cassette (91 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is fair; recording volumes are low at times, there is some background noise including audience sounds and dancers' footsteps, and audience applause follows each of the works.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 882479975NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232077Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1bfb3040-b400-0133-46e7-3c07547a230f
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