John Cage reads text from the Taiping yulan and Taiping guangji, 1986-03-14

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Title
John Cage reads text from the Taiping yulan and Taiping guangji, 1986-03-14
Additional title: Taiping guangji. Selections
Additional title: Taiping yulan. Selections
Additional title: Roadrunners (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Narrator)
Tone, Yasunao (Contributor)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-03-14
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1499
Topics
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Chinese
Tone, Yasunao. Geography and music
Genres
spoken word
Notes
Content: Contains John Cage reading texts from the Taiping yulan [Chinese encyclopedia, ca. 983 A.D.], and Taiping guangji [compilation of Chinese stories, ca. 978 A.D.], as components intended for use in Yasunao Tone's Geography and music, the music for Merce Cunningham's Roadrunners (1979).
Content: Title, date and speaker provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassettes, and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette no. 1: "Introduction ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 2: "Yumin ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 3: "Yumin". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 4: "Ruo-Tou People ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 5: "Ocean Men ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 6: "Country of Shaman ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 7: "Country of Chian [Jian] Fu ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 8: "Land of White People ; RR [Roadrunners] ; JC [John Cage] ; 3/14/86".
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 8 audiocassettes (19 minutes total) : analog
Sound quality is good.
Description
Streaming file 1: John Cage reads an "Introduction." Streaming file 2: John Cage reads "Yumin People. "Streaming file 3: John Cage reads "Yumin People." Streaming file 4: John Cage reads "Ruo-Tou People." Streaming file 5: John Cage reads "Ocean Men." Streaming file 6: John Cage reads "Country of Shaman." Streaming file 7: John Cage reads "Country of [Jian] Fu." Streaming file 8: John Cage reads "Land of White People."
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 914898481
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20751100
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3f1a580-b90b-0133-c321-60f81dd2b63c
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John Cage reads text from the Taiping yulan and Taiping guangji, 1986-03-14