Encuentro con Merce Cunningham: panel at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1993-07-27

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Title
Encuentro con Merce Cunningham: panel at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1993-07-27
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Colomé, Delfín (Speaker)
Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)
Gelabert, Cesc (Speaker)
Moure, Gloria (Speaker)
Salas, Roger (Speaker)
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-07-27
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1199
Topics
Cunningham, Merce
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Walkaround time (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genres
Speeches
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on audition and handwritten notes on original container and cassette.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette: "Encuentro con Merce Cunningham [Encounter with Merce Cunningham]". Handwritten note on original container: "Encuentro con Merce Cunningham ; Cursos de Verano [summer courses] - Universidad Complutense el Escorial. 27 Julio 1993 ; Intervienen [speakers]: Gloria Moure, Delfín Colomé (moderator), Cesc Gelabert, Roger Salas, Merce Cunningham".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C376.
Venue: Recorded at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 1993 July 27.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Language: Speeches are given in Spanish with the exceptions of Merce Cunningham's speech, and an unidentified speaker's question, in English.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Content: Streaming file 1, Side a: Unidentified speaker introduces Merce Cunningham and the panel; Delfín Colomé speaks, ca. 4:40-5:26, ends abruptly; Gloria Moure speaks, ca. 5:27-13:29; Colomé speaks and introduces Cesc Gelabert, ca. 13:43-22:48; Gelabert speaks, ca. 22:49-29:07; Colomé introduces Roger Salas, ca. 29:18-30:38; Salas speaks, ca. 30:39-32:18, ends abruptly.
Content: Streaming file 2, Side b: Begins abruptly, Roger Salas continues to speak about Merce Cunningham, ca. 0:09-4:27; [recording silence, ca. 4:28-5:15]; unidentified speaker comments on Merce by Merce by Paik, ca. 5:16-5:35; [recording silence, ca. 5:36-6:58]; unidentified speaker, ca. 6:59-7:24; Colomé speaks, ca. 7:31-7:50; Merce Cunningham speaks, ca. 7:55-21:39, about how he believes that movements have their own meanings; they way he collaborates with composers and how this relates to his interest in [artistic] discovery; Cunningham's similar collaborations with set designers, including an anecdote on working with Jasper Johns, who drew his inspiration from Marcel Duchamp's The large glass, for Cunningham's Walkaround time (1968); Cunningham speaks about the CRWDSPCR (1993) premiere at American Dance Festival, and working with composer John King and set designer Mark Lancaster; the practical considerations for sets and music that his touring [Merce Cunningham] Dance Company requires; Cunningham speaks about the multiple points of view that his work invites; he speaks about the human ubiquity of walking and how people have unique walks in relation to his movement explorations; his interest in discipline and liberty as co-existing in dancing; his core belief in curiosity, inquiry and discovery; question on Fluxus movement and Cunningham's answer, ca. 21:52-22:23; Colomé concludes the panel, ca. 22:24-24:05; [recording ends, ca. 24:16].
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (64 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; at times Cunningham speaks some distance from the microphone and is difficult to hear.
Description
A panel of speeches about Merce Cunningham, as well as a speech given by Cunningham; part of the summer courses at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Madrid, Spain.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
Spanish, Castilian
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902650790
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20522335
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 587be440-b838-0133-1bd5-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Encuentro con Merce Cunningham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf80c60-b838-0133-bc84-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Encuentro con Merce Cunningham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf80c60-b838-0133-bc84-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1993). Encuentro con Merce Cunningham Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf80c60-b838-0133-bc84-60f81dd2b63c

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Encuentro con Merce Cunningham