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

Title
Einstein on the beach: [1976-07-28] [videorecording]/ 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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Description
2 videodiscs (102 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
  • Donor's inventory numbers: EBA 03A, EBA 03B, EBA 03C, EBA 03D, EBA 03E, EBA 03F, EBA 04A, EBA 04B, EBA 04C, EBA O4D, EBA 04E, EBA 04F, EBA 04G.
  • No credits on tapes. Title and credit information translated from Festival d'Avignon program.
  • Disc 1 ends with unrelated footage from The wizard of Oz found on the source recording.
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 (56 min.) -- Disc 2. Act I, scene 2A ; Knee Play 2 (46 min.)
Call Number
NCOV 3066
Title
Einstein on the beach: [1976-07-28] [videorecording]/ 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 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 3066
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