Merce Cunningham Dance Company production of Ocean at the Belfast Festival at Queen's: news report on the Evening extra (Radio program), BBC Radio Ulster, 1997-07-09Additional title: Evening extra (Radio program)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Agnew, Robert (Commentator)Alcorn, Michael (Commentator)Covey, David (Commentator)Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Commentator)Kennedy, Liz (Host)Pesle, Bénédicte (Commentator)Rogoff, Gordon, 1931- (Commentator)Turner, Rosie (Commentator)BBC Radio Ulster (Broadcaster)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-07-09
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1452
TopicsCulver, Andrew, 1953- Ocean 1-1995Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diaryExiles Theatre LimitedMerce Cunningham Dance CompanyBelfast Festival at Queen'sOcean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NotesStatement of responsibility: reported by Liz Kennedy.Content: Contains a radio news report on the Merce Cunningham Dance Company's production of Cunningham's Ocean (1994), broadcast on the Evening extra (Radio program), BBC Radio Ulster; correlating to the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performances at the Belfast Festival at Queen's, November 27-29, 1997.Content: Title, date, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten and typed notes on original container and audition.Content: Handwritten and typed notes on original container: "BBC Radio Ulster ; Belfast 9 July 1997 ; Merce Cunningham visit to Belfast Festival".Venue: Broadcast in, Belfast, Ireland, 1997 July 9.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (8 minutes) : analogSound quality is good.
DescriptionBegins abruptly with unidentified male radio announcer speaking about the U.K. premiere of Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994) at the Belfast Festival at Queen's; Liz Kennedy reports: Bénédicte Pesle comments on the past performance locations of Ocean; David Covey, production manager, comments on planning the performance in relationship to the spatial arrangement of the musicians and audience; Michael Alcorn, of Queen's University, comments on the seating for the musicians; Andrew Culver, composer for a part of the music for Ocean, comments on how he travels to the various production sites; Robert Agnew, festival director, comments on the audience capacity and scale of the performance; Culver describes the spatial arrangement of the performance; Rosie Turner, from Festival marketing, comments on the Northern Ireland Tourist Board sponsorship of the performance; unidentified announcer concludes the segment, ca. 5:49; new segment with Gordon Rogoff, director of the Exiles Theatre Limited, commenting on the current teaching activities of the Exiles Theatre; ends abruptly.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 914478526NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20750246Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c3b7070-b907-0133-71c5-60f81dd2b63c
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