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Einstein on the beach: a new opera

Title
Einstein on the beach: a new opera [videorecording]/ by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson ; presented by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation, inc.
Publication
New York, 1976.

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Disc 1Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3006 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Disc 2Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3006 Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Disc 3Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3006 Disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Disc 4Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3006 Disc 4Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Disc 5Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3006 Disc 5Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Description
9 videodiscs (DVD) (309 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
Series Statement
Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Subjects
Genre/Form
Opera – Performance.
Note
  • No credits on tape. Title and credit information from Video Exchange Theater program.
  • Donor's inventory numbers: Schoolman 1, Schoolman 2, Schoolman 3, Schoolman 4, Schoolman 5, Schoolman 6, Schoolman 7, Schoolman 8, Schoolman 9.
  • "Tonight's run-through of the music and staging of 'Einstein on the Beach' is essentially an open rehearsal and is intended to provide the audience with an introduction to the work as it will later appear in full production..."--program.
  • Image and sound erratic.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography by Andrew Degroat ; costumes by D'Arcangelo-Mayer, Paris ; lighting by Jan Kroeze ; audio by Kurt Munkacsi ; model designed by Christina Giannini.
Performer (note)
  • Scott Ainslie, George Andoniadis, Connie Beckley, Ritty Ann Burchfield, Lucinda Childs, Frank Conversano, Andrew deGroat, Charles Dennis, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Samuel M. Johnson, Paul Mann, Richard Morrison, Dana Reitz, Marie Rice, Ronald Roxbury, Alexandra Stavrou, Sheryl Sutton, David Woodberry.
Event (note)
  • Videorecorded in rehearsal performance at the Video Exchange Theater, New York City, on March 3, 1976.
Contents
  • Disc 1. Knee play 1 (0:00-15:05) -- Act 1, scene 1a (Train) (15:10-33:00)
  • Disc 2. Act 1, scene 1a (cont.) (0:00-14:13) -- Act 1, scene 2a (Trial, Bed) (14:14-33:00) -- [Unrelated non-Wilson footage] (33:40-56:30)
  • Disc 3. Act 1, scene 2a (cont.) (0:00-17:32) -- Knee play 2 (17:33-27:30) -- Act 2, scene 3a (Field, Space machine) (27:31-33:00)
  • Disc 4. Act 2, scene 3a (cont.) (0:00-13:00) -- Act 2, scene 1b (Train) (13:01-33:00)
  • Disc 5. Act 2, scene 1b (cont.) (0:00-2:50) -- Knee play 3 (2:51-10:40) -- Act 3, scene 2b (Trial, Bed, Prison) (10:41-33:00)
  • Disc 6. Act 3, scene 2b (cont.) (0:00-11:20) -- Act 3, scene 3b (Field, Space machine) (11:21-33:00)
  • Disc 7. Act 3, scene 3b (cont.) (0:00-4:50) -- Knee play 4 (4:51-13:00) -- Act 4, scene 1c (Building) (13:01-31:50) -- Act 4, scene 2c (Bed) (31:50-33:00)
  • Disc 8. Act 4, scene 2c (cont.) (0:00-10:10) -- Act 4, scene 3c (Space machine, Interior) (10:00-31:40) -- Knee play 5 (31:40-32:30)
  • Disc 9. Knee play 5 to end. (ca. 7 min.)
Call Number
NCOV 3006
Title
Einstein on the beach: a new opera [videorecording]/ by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson ; presented by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation, inc.
Imprint
New York, 1976.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Choreography by Andrew Degroat ; costumes by D'Arcangelo-Mayer, Paris ; lighting by Jan Kroeze ; audio by Kurt Munkacsi ; model designed by Christina Giannini.
Cast
Scott Ainslie, George Andoniadis, Connie Beckley, Ritty Ann Burchfield, Lucinda Childs, Frank Conversano, Andrew deGroat, Charles Dennis, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Samuel M. Johnson, Paul Mann, Richard Morrison, Dana Reitz, Marie Rice, Ronald Roxbury, Alexandra Stavrou, Sheryl Sutton, David Woodberry.
Event
Videorecorded in rehearsal performance at the Video Exchange Theater, New York City, on March 3, 1976.
Added Author
Glass, Philip. Einstein on the beach.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- Einstein on the beach.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- director.
De Groat, Andrew, choreographer.
De Groat, Andrew, performer.
Kroeze, Jan, lighting designer.
Munkacsi, Kurt, sound designer.
Giannini, Christina, set designer.
Ainslie, Scott, performer.
Andoniadis, George, performer.
Beckley, Connie, 1951- performer.
Burchfield, Ritty Ann, performer.
Childs, Lucinda, performer.
Conversano, Frank, performer.
Dennis, Charles, performer.
Holby, Grethe, performer.
Hutchins, Jeannie, performer.
Johnson, Samuel M., performer.
Mann, Paul David, 1966- performer.
Morrison, Richard H., 1948- performer.
Reitz, Dana, performer.
Rice, Pamela Marie, 1952- performer.
Roxbury, Ronald, 1946-1986, performer.
Stavrou, Alexandra, performer.
Sutton, Sheryl, 1950- performer.
Woodberry, David, performer.
D'Arcangelo-Mayer (Paris, France), costume designer.
Video Exchange Theater.
Byrd Hoffman Foundation.
Added Title
Gift of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
Research Call Number
NCOV 3006
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