Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater ; and a post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham,

Title
Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater ; and a post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, 1994-09-13/18.
Publication
September 13-18, 1994.
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
7 streaming audio files (724 minutes total) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subject
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title, location, performers and dates provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers and information obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust.
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Studio: Joyce Theater ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #1, music by: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster ; Date/Time: Sept. 13, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE ; Comments: Cut off @ end".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #2 and Merce Talk, musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster, + JDSA ; Date/Time: Sept. 14, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #3, musicians: Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, + JDSA ; Date/Time: Sept. 15, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 4: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #4, musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster ; Date/Time: Sept. 16, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 5: "9/17/94 Joyce Theater, NYC ; Joyce Event #5 ; musicians: Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, + JDSA ; Sept. 17, '94 ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 6: "9/18/94 Joyce Theater, NYC ; Joyce Event #6 ; musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Takehisa Kosugi ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
  • Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 7: "9/18/94 Joyce Event #7 ; Joyce Theater, NYC ; musicians: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
  • Contains the music for seven of Merce Cunningham's Events, as well as most of a post-performance talk given by Merce Cunningham, with brief comments by David Vaughan, on September 14, 1994.
  • Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional audience sounds throughout the recordings including applause, laughter and coughing. The post performance talk is recorded at a low volume level overall; Cunningham's voice is audible while the audience questions are mostly inaudible as they are spoken some distance from the microphone.
  • Donor's inventory numbers: D114 - D119, and one unlabeled DAT (no. 7).
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
  • Streaming file 1, Sep. 13: Event [no. 519] (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster), ends abruptly
  • Streaming file 2, Sep. 14: Recording silence (0:00-1:55) -- Event [no. 520] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster, John D.S. Adams) (1:56-1:36:33) -- Audience applause (1:36:34-1:39:05) -- Post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, with very brief occasional comments by David Vaughan [begins abruptly] (1:39:17-2:01:31)
  • Streaming file 3, Sep. 15: Recording silence (0:00-2:00) -- Event [no. 521] (Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, John D.S. Adams) (2:13-1:38:05) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:38:06-1:48:59)
  • Streaming file 4, Sep. 16: Recording silence (0:00-2:15) -- Event [no. 522] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster) (2:16-1:40:02) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:40:03-1:44:20)
  • Streaming file 5, Sep. 17: Recording silence (0:00-2:03) -- Event [no. 523] (Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, John D.S. Adams) (2:04-1:27:30) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:27:31-1:32:21)
  • Streaming file 6, Sep. 18: Recording silence (0:00-2:05) -- Event [no. 524] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Takehisa Kosugi) (2:06-1:35:37) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:35:38-1:42:49)
  • Streaming file 7, Sep. 18: Event [no. 525] (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila) (0:00-1:32:38) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:32:39-1:40:23)
Call Number
*LTD-A 617
Title
Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater ; and a post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, 1994-09-13/18.
Production
September 13-18, 1994.
Playing Time
013204 020230 014859 014420 013221 014249 014023
Type of Content
performed music
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Performer
John D.S. Adams, Stuart Dempster, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila, and David Tudor, musicians; Stuart Dempster, trombone (Event nos. 521, 522, 523).
Event
Recorded in performances at the Joyce Theater in, New York, New York, 1994 September 13-18.
Original Version
Archival originals: (7 audio DAT cassettes (724 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 48 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo) in *LTD-A 617.
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 six original DAT cassettes by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; six preservation files were created: D114 - D119.
Transferred from one 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; one preservation file was created: myh_ltda617_v07f01_pm.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
Added Author
Adams, John D. S., 1966- instrumentalist.
Cunningham, Merce, speaker.
Dempster, Stuart, instrumentalist.
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- instrumentalist.
Kuivila, Ron, instrumentalist.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996, instrumentalist.
Vaughan, David, 1924- speaker.
Adams, John D. S., 1966- recording engineer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work) : Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTD-A 617
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