RainForest, and, Biped: performance at [Théâtre de la Ville] in Paris, 2001-11-13

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Title
RainForest, and, Biped: performance at [Théâtre de la Ville] in Paris, 2001-11-13
Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Riley, Audrey (Instrumentalist)
Smith, Dave, 1949- (Instrumentalist)
Woodrow, James (Instrumentalist)
Bryars, Gavin (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Théâtre de la ville (Paris, France) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2001-11-13
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: RainForest, ends abruptly [Rainforest / David Tudor] (Takehisa Kosugi, James Woodrow) (0:00-19:09) -- Biped, begins abruptly [Biped / Gavin Bryars] (Takehisa Kosugi, Audrey Riley, Dave Smith, James Woodrow) (19:10-1:04:45) -- Recording silence (1:04:46-1:08:05) |||| Streaming file 2: Biped, begins abruptly [Biped / Gavin Bryars] (Takehisa Kosugi, Audrey Riley, Dave Smith, James Woodrow) (0:00-45:32) -- Recording silence (45:33-48:55)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 732
Topics
Aleatory music
Electric guitar music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Violin and keyboard instrument music
Bryars, Gavin. Biped
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Rainforest, no. 1
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, location, performers and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "11-13-01 Paris ; Rainforest - T. Kosugi, T. Woodrow ; Biped - [Dave] Smith - K[eyboard], [James] Woodrow - G[uitar], Kosugi - V[iolin], A[udrey Riley] - C[larinet?]".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's RainForest (1968), and, Biped (1999).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D286.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Audrey Riley, Dave Smith, James Woodrow, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performance at [Théâtre de la Ville] in, Paris, France 2001 November 13.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (117 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 48 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is mostly good; the beginnings and endings of the recordings are abrupt and slightly trimmed. Streaming file 2 is likely an edited version of streaming file 1, containing Biped only.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 891591754
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20303685
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 519c2e00-b7c2-0133-3d38-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "RainForest, and, Biped" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53dc22a0-b7c2-0133-6627-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (2001). RainForest, and, Biped Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53dc22a0-b7c2-0133-6627-3c07547a230f

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RainForest, and, Biped