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Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife : performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier.

Title
Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife : performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier. 1992.
Publication
November 17-19, 1992.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Adams, John D. S., 1966-
  • Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
  • Pugliese, Michael
  • Tudor, David, 1926-1996
  • Cage, John.
  • Eckhart, Meister, -1327.
  • Pugliese, Michael.
  • Zimmermann, Walter, 1949-
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Opéra de Paris.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
1 streaming audio file (91 minutes) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
  • Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Change of address (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Loosestrife (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title, location and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT cassette and container.
  • Handwritten note on original DAT cassette: "Paris Opera Nov. 17, 18, 19, '92 ; Beach Birds, C of A, Loosestrife". Handwritten note on original container: "Studio: Opéra de Paris Garneir ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Neural Network Plus (ENTER) D. Tudor, T. Kosugi ; Date/Time: Nov. 17, 18, 19 1992 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
  • Accompanying paper insert: "lots of ambient noise".
  • Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Change of address (1992), and Loosestrife (1991).
  • The music for Change of address, Walter Zimmermann's Selbstvergessen (Self-forgetting), contains spoken short phrases of text by Meister Eckhart in German with some English.
  • Sound quality is fair; recording volumes are low at times, there is some background noise including audience sounds and dancers' footsteps, and audience applause follows each of the works.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Source (note)
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Contents
Four³ [Beach birds] / John Cage (John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor) (0:00-30:47) -- Self-forgetting [Change of address] / Walter Zimmerman (John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor) (33:03-59:33) -- Mixed signals [Loosestrife] / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese) (1:01:37-1:29:52)
Call Number
*LTD-A 632
OCLC
  • 882479975
  • 882479975
Title
Beach birds, Change of address, and, Loosestrife : performances at the Opéra de Paris Garnier. 1992.
Production
November 17-19, 1992.
Playing Time
013045
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Performer
John D.S. Adams, Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor, musicians.
Event
Recorded in performance at the Opéra de Paris Garnier in, Paris, France 1992 November 17-19.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio DAT cassette (91 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo) in *LTD-A 632.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original digital audio tape by the New York Public Library's Audio and Moving Image Preservation (PAMI) sound engineering staff at the Library for the Performing Arts on February 19, 2014.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Adams, John D. S., 1966- instrumentalist.
Adams, John D. S., 1966- recording engineer.
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- instrumentalist.
Pugliese, Michael, instrumentalist.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996, instrumentalist.
Container of (work): Cage, John. Four³.
Container of (work): Eckhart, Meister, -1327. Works. Selections.
Container of (work): Pugliese, Michael. Mixed signals.
Container of (work): Zimmermann, Walter, 1949- Vom Nutzen des Lassens. Selbstvergessen.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Opéra de Paris.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work) : Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work) : Change of address (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work) : Loosestrife (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTD-A 632
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