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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 3078 Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Description
9 videodiscs (DVD) (191 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 08A, EBA 08B, EBA 08C, EBA 08D, EBA 08E, EBA 08F, EBA 08G, EBA 08H, EBA 08I, EBA 08J.
  • No credits on tapes. Title and credit information translated from Festival d'Avignon program.
  • According to Byrd Hoffman Foundation notes on source recordings, these discs were shot from a slightly house right of center camera position.
  • This recording starts with Act I already in progress. This recording lacks Knee play 1 through Act I, scene 1A (beginning) ; Act II, scene 3A ; and Knee play 4 through Act IV, scene 2C.
  • The source recording for Disc 6 lacks audio from ca. 18:50 min. to end.
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. Act 1, scene 1A (23 min.) -- Disc 2. Act I, scene 2A (23 min.) -- Disc 3. Act 1, scene 2A (cont.) ; Knee play 2 (23 min.) -- Disc 4. Act II, scene 1B ; Knee play 3 (19 min.) -- Disc 5. Act III, scene 2B (23 min.) -- Disc 6. Act III, scene 2B (cont.) (23 min.) -- Disc 7. Act III, scene 3B (23 min.) -- Disc 8. Act IV, scene 3C (21 min.) -- Disc 9. Knee play 5 ; curtain call (13 min.).
Call Number
NCOV 3078
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 an incomplete recording of Robert Wilson and Philip Glass' opera Einstein on the beach at its premiere performance run 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 3078
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