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Merce Cunningham on Stimuli (Radio program): and, segments on Roger Guenveur Smith, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Adrian Frisk, and Jeremy Deller, 1998-07-10

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Title
Merce Cunningham on Stimuli (Radio program): and, segments on Roger Guenveur Smith, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Adrian Frisk, and Jeremy Deller, 1998-07-10
Additional title: Stimuli (Radio program)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Barrow, James (Host)
Claypole, Jonty (Host)
Deller, Jeremy, 1966- (Interviewee)
Frisk, Adrian (Interviewee)
Hockings, David (Interviewee)
Smith, Roger Guenveur (Interviewee)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Interviewee)
Cage, John (Composer)
Last Poets (Group) (Creator)
808 State (Musical group) (Creator)
Williams Fairey Band (Performer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-07-10
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1433
Topics
Cage, John
Cunningham, Merce
Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
Huey P. Newton story (Theater piece : Guenveur Smith)
Windows (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Avant-garde (Music)
Documentary photography
Raves (Parties)
Aphex Twin. Girl/Boy
Cage, John. In a landscape
Tricky, 1968- She makes me wanna die
Last Poets (Group). White man's got a God complex
808 State (Musical group). Pacific 202
Genres
Music
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title and date provided by cataloger based on audition and handwritten notes on original container and cassette, and audition.
Content: Handwritten notes on original container and cassette: "Stimuli on nare fm 7/10/98".
Venue: Broadcast in, London, England, 1998 July 10.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (58 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; the speakers are audible but at times the sound becomes distorted due to a high volume recording level.
Description
Streaming file 1, side a: Hosts James Barrow and Jonty Claypole introduce the show's contents; Roger Guenveur Smith speaks about his new production, A Huey P. Newton story, to be performed at the Barbican Centre in London, ca. 0:36-3:35; Last Poets "White man's got a God complex" (1971), ca. 4:00-7:34; they speak about Karlheinz Stockhausen including his opera cycle Licht and an interview excerpt with percussionist David Hockings, ca. 7:35-15:06; John Cage's In a landscape (1948), ca. 15:12-18:57; a segment on Merce Cunningham and John Cage, ca. 18:53-27:12; topics include: the lifelong collaboration between Cunningham and Cage, Barrow and Claypole's responses to seeing a performance of the works Windows (1995) and the Event at the Barbican Centre in London; David Vaughan speaks about Cunningham's use of LifeForms in choreography as well as Cunningham and Cage at Black Mountain College, ca. 21:18-25:21; Tricky's "She makes me wanna die" (1996); ends abruptly. Streaming file 2, side b: Begins abruptly with radio commercials followed by announcements for university events, ca. 0:00-2:50; Barrow announces Gavin Turk's Stuff Show at the South London Gallery, ca. 2:51-3:33; Aphex Twin's "Girl/Boy" (1996), ca. 2:51-8:19; Barrow speaks about Adrian Fisk's photography subjects, ca. 8:22-10:29; Frisk speaks about his chronicling of the "free party scene," ca. 10:30-14:50; they briefly speak about Frisk's documentary style photography and his current exhibition, ca. 14:51-15:55; [Disturbance produced by Even?] "Chance recordings of public noise edited to create a comment on the concept of certainty" part 2, ca. 16:11-18:35; Jeremy Deller speaks about his Acid Brass project, ca. 19:42-20:57; Williams Fairey Band performs 808 State's "Pacific 202", ca. 21:12-26:51; Barrow speaks over the end of "Pacific 202" to make announcements, 24:41-25:25; news report, ca. 25:26-27:04; ends abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913893436
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20732314
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3eadb80-b8f4-0133-1346-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1998). Merce Cunningham on Stimuli (Radio program) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7c3cd10-b8f4-0133-36d9-60f81dd2b63c

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Merce Cunningham on Stimuli (Radio program)