Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions: performances in Zurich, 1991-06-22/23

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Title
Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions: performances in Zurich, 1991-06-22/23
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-06-22 - 1991-06-23
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Inventions [?], performance 1 [Sculptures musicales / Cage] |||| Streaming file 2: Beach Birds, performance 1 [Four³ / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 3: Trackers [Gravitational sounds / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 4: Beach birds, performance 2 [Four³ / Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 5: Brief audience applause -- Inventions (short version), performance 2 [Sculptures musicales / Cage]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 673
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Piano music
Sound sculpture
Cage, John. Four⁶
Cage, John. Sculptures musicales
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container and the performance programs.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Rec[orded] by R. Miller ; Program: Zurich 3 + 4th Nights ; 1991 June ; Beach Birds, Trackers, Beach Birds, Inventions - short version ; MP, DT, RM, TK ; Comments: Schroeder 2007: 1) Trackers (?) 2) Beach Birds 3) ?? 4) Beach Birds 5) Inventions".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Trackers (1991), and, Inventions (1989).
Content: Sound quality is fair; the recording volume is low overall and streaming file 2 is nearly inaudible. There is audience applause at the end of streaming files 1, 3-5, and at the beginning of file 5.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D026.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performances in, Zurich, Switzerland, 1991 June [22-23] ; [These performance dates were obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (126 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 889340598
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20284057
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50e4a660-b72e-0133-1221-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1991. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5389d080-b72e-0133-66e9-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 5, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5389d080-b72e-0133-66e9-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1991). Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5389d080-b72e-0133-66e9-3c07547a230f

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Beach birds, Trackers, and, Inventions