Merce Cunningham at 75 with comments by Kimberly Bartosik: on NPR's Weekend edition (Radio program), 1994Additional title: Weekend edition Sunday (Radio program)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Bartosik, Kimberly (Commentator)Cunningham, Merce (Interviewee)Hansen, Liane (Host)Michel, Karen (Reporter)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)National Public Radio (U.S.) (Broadcaster)WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994-04-17
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1419
TopicsCage, JohnCunningham, MerceMerce Cunningham Dance CompanyOcean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)ChoreographySongs (High voice) with piano
GenresMusicspoken wordRadio programs
NotesStatement of responsibility: hosted by Liane Hansen and reported by Karen Michel.Content: Contains a segment on Merce Cunningham for the Weekend Edition (Radio program) broadcast on NPR.Content: Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note affixed to original container and audition.Content: Handwritten note affixed to original container: "NPR - side B".Venue: Broadcast on WNYC FM, New York, NY, [1994 April 17].Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (15 minutes) : analogSound quality is good.
DescriptionSide a: Begins abruptly, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky's At the ball [Spred' shumnogo bala], performed by an unidentified singer as part of Concerts at the Frick Collection, ca. 0:00-3:01; program host "Manya" gives program credits, ca. 3:02-3:55; [recording break, ca. 4:03]; Try again tomorrow, ca. 4:11-6:45.
Side b: Program host [Liane Hansen] introduces Merce Cunningham; Karen Michel reports on Cunningham's career, as a dancer and choreographer; includes interview excerpts of Cunningham as well as of Kimberly Bartosik, a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; other topics include: John Cage, Cunningham's collaborator and life partner, the independence of music and choreography in his works, Cunningham's Ocean (1994), movement characteristics in Cunningham's choreography, his use of [LifeForms] computer software to choreograph, briefly, the 75th birthday tributes to Cunningham at the Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center; ends abruptly.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 913892294NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20732307Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b28bd50-b8f4-0133-1b11-60f81dd2b63c
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