Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife: performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992

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Title
Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife: performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Change of address (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Loosestrife (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce 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)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-11-17 - 1992-11-19
Table of Contents
Four³ [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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 632
Topics
Electronic music
Mbira music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Vocalises
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (91 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound 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 Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 882479975
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232077
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1bfb3040-b400-0133-46e7-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992 - 1992. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e0ef500-b400-0133-50aa-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1992 - 1992). Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e0ef500-b400-0133-50aa-3c07547a230f

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Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife