Ocean premiere: and performances at the Cirque Royal in Brussels, 1994-05-18/21

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Title
Ocean premiere: and performances at the Cirque Royal in Brussels, 1994-05-18/21
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Tamayo, Arturo (Conductor)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Composer)
Cirque royal (Brussels, Belgium) (Host)
Nederlands Balletorkest (Performer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-05-18 - 1994-05-21
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, May 18, premiere: Soundings: ocean diary / Tudor (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi) [and] Ocean 1-95 / Andrew Culver (Nederlands Balletorkest) |||| Streaming file 2, May 19: Soundings: ocean diary / Tudor (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi) [and] Ocean 1-95 / Andrew Culver (Nederlands Balletorkest) |||| Streaming file 3, May 20: Soundings: ocean diary / Tudor (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi) [and] Ocean 1-95 / Andrew Culver (Nederlands Balletorkest) |||| Streaming file 4, May [21]: Soundings: ocean diary / Tudor (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi) [and] Ocean 1-95 / Andrew Culver (Nederlands Balletorkest)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 723
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Orchestral music
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diary
Culver, Andrew, 1953- Ocean 1-95
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Andrew Culver (after John Cage) and David Tudor.
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994) that consists of the simultaneous playing of orchestral music, Ocean 1-95 by Andrew Culver, and live electronic music, Sounding: ocean diary by David Tudor. The compositional structure of Ocean 1-95 was originally created by John Cage and, after Cage's death, completed by Andrew Culver using Cage's ideas.
Content: Title, dates and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers. Performers and collaborators provided by cataloger based on original performance program notes.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "MCDC "Ocean" Premiere performance in Brussels ; Location: Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium ; May 18, 1994 ; 2x KM84 ; Recorded on Sony TCD-D10 498KHZ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "MCDC "Ocean" performed on May 19, 94 ; Location: Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium ; Recorded on Sony TCD-D10 48KHZ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "MCDC "Ocean" ; Brussels, May 20, 94 ; Location: Cirque Royal, Brussels ; Recorded on Sony TCD-D10 48KHZ". Handwritten note on original container no. 4: "Bruxelles #4".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D107 - D110.
Performers: David Tudor, and Takehisa Kosugi, electronic musicians; Nederlands Balletorkest; Arturo Tamayo, orchestral direction; John D.S. Adams, audio collaboration.
Venue: Recorded in performances at the Cirque Royal in, Brussels, Belgium, 1994 May 18-[21].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 4 audio DAT cassettes (364 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is good; there is brief audience applause at the end of each recording.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 891588342
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20303664
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 999d3890-b7bf-0133-81d7-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ocean premiere" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994 - 1994. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c4f3e40-b7bf-0133-ec73-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ocean premiere" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c4f3e40-b7bf-0133-ec73-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1994 - 1994). Ocean premiere Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c4f3e40-b7bf-0133-ec73-3c07547a230f

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Ocean premiere