Singing through John Cage: Joan La Barbara performs at Central Park Summerstage, 1992-07-23
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)La Barbara, Joan, 1947- (Singer)Stein, Leonard (Instrumentalist)Winant, William (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Radio producer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1992-07-23Date Created: 1992-09-06
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1, side a: [Event introduction by unidentified speaker and Joan La Barbara announces the program] (0:00-2:41) -- [Mirakus2 / John Cage (Joan La Barbara)] (2:44-11:34) -- [A flower / Cage (La Barbara, William Winant)] (11:48-15:28) -- [Unidentified Cage composition] (15:44-26:23) -- [Wonderful widow of eighteen springs / Cage (La Barbara, Winant)] (26:50-29:42) -- [Nowth upon nacht / Cage (La Barbara, Winant)] (29:45-30:41) -- Recording silence (30:42-33:21)Streaming file 2, side b: [Forever and sunsmell / John Cage (Joan La Barbara, William Winant, Leonard Stein)] (0:00-6:00) -- [Sonnakus with Erik Satie songs / Cage and Satie (La Barbara, Leonard Stein)] (6:19-21:05) -- [Eight whiskus / Cage (La Barbara)] (21:32-26:15) -- Audience applause (26:16-27:09) -- Unidentified WNYC radio announcer gives production credits (27:10-28:00)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1664
TopicsSongs, UnaccompaniedSongs with pianoSongs with percussionRadio programs, MusicalVocalisesCage, John. FlowerCage, John. Forever and sunsmellCage, John. Eight whiskusCage, John. Mirakus2Cage, John. Nowth upon nachtCage, John. Sonnekus2Cage, John. Wonderful widow of eighteen springsSatie, Erik, 1866-1925. Songs. Selections
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Contains a radio broadcast of a live performance on July 23, 1992 by Joan La Barbara at Central Park Summerstage on WNYC FM. The WNYC introduction to the radio broadcast is not included on the recording.Content: Title, date, performers, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassette and container, audition, and information provided by unidentified WNYC FM radio announcer.Content: Handwritten note on original container and cassette: "John Cage: Summerstage". Handwritten note on original container: "6 September 1992 ; WNYC ; Joan La Barbara ; Summerstage concert".Performers: [Joan La Barbara, vocalist; Leonard Stein, piano and percussion; William Winant, closed piano and percussion].Venue: Recorded in performance at Central Park Summerstage, New York, New York, [1992 July 23].Venue: Broadcast by WNYC radio in, New York, New York, 1992 September 6.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (61 minutes) : analogSound quality is mostly good; there are occasional recording gaps in the first ca. 3 mins. of side a, and recording volumes are uneven.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 933583042NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868037Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): abfb0610-b950-0133-db6b-3c07547a230f
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