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Einstein on the beach: [1976-07-29] [videorecording]

Title
Einstein on the beach: [1976-07-29] [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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Disc 1Moving imageRestricted useCheck with staffNCOV 3068 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Description
6 videodiscs (DVD) (276 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
Operas – Performance.
Note
  • Donor's inventory numbers: EBA 05A; EBA 05B; EBA 05C; EBA 05D; EBA 05E; EBA 05F; EBA 05A (Copy 1); EBA 05B (Copy 1); EBA 05E (Copy 1); EBA 06A; EBA 06B; EBA 06C; EBA 06D; EBA O6E; EBA 06F; EBA 06C (Copy 1); EBA 06D (Copy 1); EBA 06F(Copy 1); EBA 05 AB; EBA 05E, EBA 06F.
  • No credits on tapes. Title and credit information translated from Festival d'Avignon program.
  • According to Byrd Hoffman Foundation notes on source recordings, discs 1, 2, 5 are shot from a central camera position ; discs 3, 4, 6 are shot from a house right of center camera position. These discs are not necessarily continuous.
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)
  • Videorecorded at the Théâtre Municipal, Festival d'Avignon, Avignon, France, on July 29, 1976.
Language (note)
  • Performed in English and French.
Contents
  • Disc 1. [center] Knee play 1 ; Act I, scene 1A (54 min.)
  • Disc 2. [center] Act I, scene 2A ; Knee play 2 (incomplete) (42 min.)
  • Disc 3. [house right of center] Act II, scene 3A and scene 1B ; Knee play 3 (45 min.)
  • Disc 4. [house right of center] Act III, scene 2B and 3B (beginning) (44 min.)
  • Disc 5. [center] Act 3, scene 3B (continued) ; Knee play 4 ; Act IV, scene 1C ; Act IV, scene 2C (58 min.)
  • Disc 6. [house right of center] Act IV, scene 3C ; Knee play 5 (33 min.).
Call Number
NCOV 3068
Title
Einstein on the beach: [1976-07-29] [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
Videorecorded at the Théâtre Municipal, Festival d'Avignon, Avignon, France, on July 29, 1976.
Summary
This is a recording of Robert Wilson and Philip Glass' opera Einstein on the beach at its premiere in Avignon. Curtain calls with Wilson and Glass are included.
Language
Performed in English and French.
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.
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.
Rickard, Gene.
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 3068
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