Biped: recordings of versions, A-D

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Title
Biped: recordings of versions, A-D
Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Bryars, Gavin (Instrumentalist)
Bryars, Gavin (Composer)
Dempster, Loren (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Instrumentalist)
Woodrow, James (Instrumentalist)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1999-04-24
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Biped, Version A / Gavin Bryars (Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Gavin Bryars, Loren Dempster) |||| Streaming file 2: Biped, Version B / Gavin Bryars [(Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Gavin Bryars, Loren Dempster)] |||| Streaming file 3: Biped, Version C / Gavin Bryars [(Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Gavin Bryars, Loren Dempster)] |||| Streaming file 4: Biped, Version D / Gavin Bryars (Gavin Bryars, James Woodrow)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 799
Topics
Electronic and cello music
Electronic and guitar music
Modern dance music
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Gavin Bryars.
Content: Title, date and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Version A, Biped ; Gavin Bryars ; from 4-24-99 ; 48.0KHZ ; 45:30 min ; Entire ensemble ; Kosugi - Improv, O'Rourke - Guit[ar], Bryars - Keys, Bass, Dempster (Loren) - Cello".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Version B, Biped ; Gavin Bryars ; from 4-24-99 ; 48.0KHZ ; 45:30 min ; Version B ; PB, Cello, Keyboard, Bass".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "Version C, Biped ; Gavin Bryars ; from 4-24-99 ; 48.0KHZ ; 45:30 min ; Version C ; PB, Keyboard, Bass".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 4: "Biped, Version D ; Guitar, Bass, PB ; Guitar - James Woodrow ; Keyboard, Bass - Gavin Bryars ; To be used w/ live violin + cello ; Fade before claps".
Content: Contains versions of the music for Merce Cunningham's Biped (1999).
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D238 - D240, and, D273.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Gavin Bryars, Loren Dempster, and James Woodrow, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in an unidentified location.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 4 audio DAT cassettes (197 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is good; there is brief audience applause at the end of streaming file 4.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 894375326
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20334584
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28ec4040-b7da-0133-4292-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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  • 1999: Created
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Biped" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1999. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b570fe0-b7da-0133-20cf-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Biped" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b570fe0-b7da-0133-20cf-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1999). Biped Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b570fe0-b7da-0133-20cf-3c07547a230f

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Biped