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Einstein on the beach: an opera in four acts.

Title
Einstein on the beach: an opera in four acts. [1984-12-21] [videorecording]/ music and lyrics by Philip Glass ; design and direction by Robert Wilson ; choreography by Lucinda Childs ; spoken text by Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson and Lucinda Childs.
Publication
Brooklyn, 1984.

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Videodiscs 1-5Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 3005 Videodiscs 1-5Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Glass, Philip.
  • Wilson, Robert, 1941-
  • Childs, Lucinda
  • Emmons, Beverly
  • Riesman, Michael
  • Munkacsi, Kurt
  • Judge, Don
  • Knowles, Christopher, 1959-
  • Johnson, Samuel M.
  • Sutton, Sheryl, 1950-
  • Benson, Eric
  • Bromer, Steven
  • Brumer, Rachel
  • Campbell, Warren
  • Conboy, Timothy
  • De Cordova, Vincent
  • Friedman, Nan
  • Hart, Mary Ann
  • Ing, Michael
  • Johnson, Jeff
  • Koch, John
  • Lerner, Raissa
  • McEwen, Leslie
  • Mince, Robert
  • Newell, Priscilla
  • Olaker, Charlae
  • Parker, Gloria
  • Ramblin, Lute
  • Reigenborn, Garry
  • Rice, Pamela Marie, 1952-
  • Wade, Donna
  • Philip Glass Ensemble, musician.
  • Lucinda Childs Dance Company.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Description
5 videodiscs (DVD) (229 min.) : sd., col.; 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
  • Credits on tape. Additional credits from BAM program.
  • From title frames on recording: Production notation tape F, camera: orch.
  • For videorecordings of other performances at BAM (recorded on different dates) see NCOV 3000, NCOV 3001, NCOV 3002, NCOV 3003, and NCOV 3004.
  • Donor's inventory numbers: EBS F1, EBS F2, EBS F3, EBS F4, EBS F5, and EBS H1, EBS H2.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting design, Beverly Emmons ; musical direction, Michael Riesman ; sound design, Kurt Munkacsi ; music performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble ; production stage manager, Don Judge.
Performer (note)
  • Lucinda Childs, Sheryl L. Sutton, Eric Benson, Steven Bromer, Rachel Brumer, Warren Campbell, Timothy J. Conboy, Vincent de Cordova, Nan Friedman, Mary Ann Hart, Michael Ing, Jeff Johnson, Samuel M. Johnson, John Koch, Raissa Lerner, Leslie McEwen, Robert Mince, Priscilla Newell, Charlae Olaker, Gloria J. Parker, Lute Ramblin', Garry Reigenborn, Marie Rice, Donna Wade.
Event (note)
  • Videorecorded in performance during the Next Wave festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, on December 21, 1984.
Contents
Disc 1. Act I, scene 1A ; Act I, scene 2A -- Disc 2. Act I, scene 2A (cont.) ; Act II, scene 3A ; Act II, scene 1B -- Disc 3. Act III, scene 2B ; Act III, scene 3B -- Disc 4. Act III, scene 3B (cont.) ; Act IV, scene 1C -- Disc 5. Act IV, scene 3C ; Knee play 5.
Call Number
NCOV 3005
OCLC
NYPG04-F393
Title
Einstein on the beach: an opera in four acts. [1984-12-21] [videorecording]/ music and lyrics by Philip Glass ; design and direction by Robert Wilson ; choreography by Lucinda Childs ; spoken text by Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson and Lucinda Childs.
Imprint
Brooklyn, 1984.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Access
Permission required.
Credits
Lighting design, Beverly Emmons ; musical direction, Michael Riesman ; sound design, Kurt Munkacsi ; music performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble ; production stage manager, Don Judge.
Cast
Lucinda Childs, Sheryl L. Sutton, Eric Benson, Steven Bromer, Rachel Brumer, Warren Campbell, Timothy J. Conboy, Vincent de Cordova, Nan Friedman, Mary Ann Hart, Michael Ing, Jeff Johnson, Samuel M. Johnson, John Koch, Raissa Lerner, Leslie McEwen, Robert Mince, Priscilla Newell, Charlae Olaker, Gloria J. Parker, Lute Ramblin', Garry Reigenborn, Marie Rice, Donna Wade.
Event
Videorecorded in performance during the Next Wave festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, on December 21, 1984.
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Local Subject
Theater -- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Experimental theater -- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Added Author
Glass, Philip. Einstein on the beach.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- Einstein on the beach.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- director.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- set designer.
Childs, Lucinda, choreographer.
Emmons, Beverly, lighting designer.
Childs, Lucinda, performer.
Riesman, Michael, conductor.
Munkacsi, Kurt, sound designer.
Judge, Don, producer.
Knowles, Christopher, 1959- spoken text.
Johnson, Samuel M., spoken text, performer.
Sutton, Sheryl, 1950- performer.
Benson, Eric, performer.
Bromer, Steven, performer.
Brumer, Rachel, performer.
Campbell, Warren, performer.
Conboy, Timothy, performer.
De Cordova, Vincent, performer.
Friedman, Nan, performer.
Hart, Mary Ann, performer.
Ing, Michael, performer.
Johnson, Jeff, performer.
Koch, John, performer.
Lerner, Raissa, performer.
McEwen, Leslie, performer.
Mince, Robert, performer.
Newell, Priscilla, performer.
Olaker, Charlae, performer.
Parker, Gloria, performer.
Ramblin, Lute, performer.
Reigenborn, Garry, performer.
Rice, Pamela Marie, 1952- performer.
Wade, Donna, performer.
Philip Glass Ensemble, musician.
Lucinda Childs Dance Company.
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOV 3005
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