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Einstein on the beach [videorecording] : [1976-07-28]

Title
Einstein on the beach [videorecording] : [1976-07-28] / Le XXXe festival d'Avignon et la Byrd Hoffman Foundation présentent ; une coproduction de la Byrd Hoffman Foundation, des Festivals d'Avignon et d'Automne, de la Biennale de Venise et de la Région de Lombardie ; opéra de Robert Wilson et Philip Glass ; musique et texte chanté de Philip Glass ; texte parlé de Lucinda Childs, Samuel M. Johnson, Christopher Knowles.
Publication
Avignon, 1976.

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Disc 1Moving imageRestricted useCheck with staffNCOV 3067 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Disc 2Moving imageRestricted useCheck with staffNCOV 3067 Disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Disc 5Moving imageRestricted useCheck with staffNCOV 3067 Disc 5Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Description
10 videodiscs (212 min.) : si., 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
  • Donor's inventory numbers: EBA 07A, EBA O7B, EBA 07C, EBA 07D, EBA 07E, EBA 07F, EBA 07G, EBA 07H, EBA O7I, EBA 07J, EBA 09A, EBA 09B, EBA 09C, EBA 10A, EBA 10B, EBA 10C, EBA 10D, EBA 10E.
  • No credits on tapes. Title and credit information translated from Festival d'Avignon program.
  • This recording lacks the end of Act IV and Knee play 5.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Choreography by Andrew de Groat ; scenery designed by Robert Wilson and Christina Giannini ; costumes by D'Arcangelo-Mayer ; lighting by Beverly Emmons ; choirmaster, Gene Rickard ; sound mixing, Kurt Munkacsi.
Performer (note)
  • Characters: Lucinda Childs, Samuel M. Johnson, Paul Mann, Sheryl Sutton.
  • Chorus: George Andoniadis, Connie Beckley, Ritty Ann Burchfield, Frank Conversano, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Mark Jacoby, Richard Morrison, Dana Reitz, Marie Rice, Ronald Roxbury, David Woodberry.
  • Soloist: Joan LaBarbara.
  • Dancers: Ritty Ann Burchfield, Frank Conversano, Andrew de Groat, Charles Dennis, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Dana Reitz, David Woodberry.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at the Théâtre Municipal, Festival d'Avignon, Avignon, France, on July 28, 1976.
Contents
Disc 1. Knee play 1 ; Act I, scene 1A (22 min.) -- Disc 2. Act I, scene 1A (cont.) (22 min.) -- Disc 3. Act I, scene 2A (22 min.) -- Disc 4. Act I, scene 2A (cont.) ; Knee play 2 (22 min.) -- Disc 5. Act II, scene 3A (16 min.) -- Disc 6. Knee play 3 (2 min.) -- Disc 7. Act III, scene 2B (22 min.) -- Disc 8. Act III, scene 2B, scene 3B (20 min.) -- Disc 9. Act III, scene 3B (cont.) (22 min.) -- Disc 10. Knee play 4 ; Act IV, scene 1C (22 min.).
Call Number
NCOV 3067
Title
Einstein on the beach [videorecording] : [1976-07-28] / Le XXXe festival d'Avignon et la Byrd Hoffman Foundation présentent ; une coproduction de la Byrd Hoffman Foundation, des Festivals d'Avignon et d'Automne, de la Biennale de Venise et de la Région de Lombardie ; opéra de Robert Wilson et Philip Glass ; musique et texte chanté de Philip Glass ; texte parlé de Lucinda Childs, Samuel M. Johnson, Christopher Knowles.
Imprint
Avignon, 1976.
Country of Producing Entity
France.
Series
Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Choreography by Andrew de Groat ; scenery designed by Robert Wilson and Christina Giannini ; costumes by D'Arcangelo-Mayer ; lighting by Beverly Emmons ; choirmaster, Gene Rickard ; sound mixing, Kurt Munkacsi.
Cast
Characters: Lucinda Childs, Samuel M. Johnson, Paul Mann, Sheryl Sutton.
Chorus: George Andoniadis, Connie Beckley, Ritty Ann Burchfield, Frank Conversano, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Mark Jacoby, Richard Morrison, Dana Reitz, Marie Rice, Ronald Roxbury, David Woodberry.
Soloist: Joan LaBarbara.
Dancers: Ritty Ann Burchfield, Frank Conversano, Andrew de Groat, Charles Dennis, Grethe Holby, Jeannie Hutchins, Dana Reitz, David Woodberry.
Event
Recorded in performance at the Théâtre Municipal, Festival d'Avignon, Avignon, France, on July 28, 1976.
Summary
This is an incomplete, silent recording of Robert Wilson and Philip Glass' opera Einstein on the beach at its premiere in Avignon.
Added Author
Wilson, Robert, 1941- Einstein on the beach.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- director.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- set designer.
Glass, Philip. Einstein on the beach.
De Groat, Andrew, choreographer.
De Groat, Andrew, dancer.
Childs, Lucinda, performer.
Johnson, Samuel M., performer.
Knowles, Christopher, 1959-
Giannini, Christina, set designer.
Emmons, Beverly, lighting designer.
Rickard, Gene.
Munkacsi, Kurt, sound designer.
Mann, Paul David, 1966- performer.
Sutton, Sheryl, 1950- performer.
Andoniadis, George, performer.
Beckley, Connie, 1951- performer.
Burchfield, Ritty Ann, performer, dancer.
Conversano, Frank, performer, dancer.
Holby, Grethe, performer.
Holby, Grethe, dancer.
Hutchins, Jeannie, performer.
Hutchins, Jeannie, dancer.
Jacoby, Mark, performer.
Morrison, Richard H., 1948- performer.
Reitz, Dana, performer, dancer.
Rice, Pamela Marie, 1952- performer.
Roxbury, Ronald, 1946-1986, performer.
Woodberry, David, performer, dancer.
La Barbara, Joan, 1947- performer.
Dennis, Charles, dancer.
D'Arcangelo-Mayer (Paris, France), costume designer.
Byrd Hoffman Foundation, producer.
Lombardy (Italy), producer.
Festival d'Avignon, producer.
Festival d'automne à Paris, producer.
Biennale di Venezia, producer.
Added Title
Gift of the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation.
Research Call Number
NCOV 3067
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