MinEvent, and, Sounddance: performance at City Center, 1995-03Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Instrumentalist)Dempster, Stuart (Instrumentalist)Driscoll, John, 1947- (Instrumentalist)Gray, D'Arcy (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.) (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995-03 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1: Recording silence (0:00-5:04) -- MinEvent (Stuart Dempster, John D.S. Adams, D'Arcy Gray, Takehisa Kosugi, [John Driscoll?]) (5:05-39:46)Streaming file 2: Sounddance [Toneburst] / Tudor (David Tudor) (0:00-18:29) -- Recording silence (18:30-21:13)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 749
TopicsAleatory musicDidjeridu and electronic musicElectronic musicModern dance musicTrombone and electronic musicTudor, David, 1926-1996. Toneburst
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container, audition, and performance program.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "City Center '95 ; Minevent - Kosugi, Steuert [Stuart] Dempster, John Adams, D[']arcy Grey [Gray] ; Sounddance - Tudor".Content: Contains the music for one of Merce Cunningham's MinEvents, and, Sounddance (1975).Content: Based on audition and the other performances in this series, it is likely that Stuart Dempster plays the trombone and didjeridu in this recording although Dempster is not listed as a musician for the MinEvents in the performance programs. John Driscoll is credited as a musician for the MinEvents in the performance programs, but it is unclear if Driscoll plays on this recording based on the note on the original DAT container.Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D175.Performers: Stuart Dempster, John D.S. Adams, D'Arcy Gray, Takehisa Kosugi, and [John Driscoll?] (MinEvent), and David Tudor (Sounddance/Toneburst), musicians.Venue: Recorded in performance at City Center in, New York, New York, 1995 March.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio DAT cassette (61 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is good.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 893488963NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20317393Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa333da0-b7cd-0133-13c7-3c07547a230f
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