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Five stone wind, and, RainForest : performances at the Palais des Papes in Avignon

Title
Five stone wind, and, RainForest : performances at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, 1988-08-01/04.
Publication
August 1, 2 and 4, 1988.
Electronic Resource

Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
4 streaming audio files (175 minutes total) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
  • Five stone wind (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Aleatory music.
  • Live sound recordings.
  • Modern dance music.
Note
  • Title, dates, performers and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassettes, information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust, and original performance programs.
  • Handwritten note on original cassette no. 1, side a: "Five stone wind ; Avignon 88 3rd". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 1, side b: "Rainforest ; Avignon 1st, 1988". Handwritten note on original container no. 2: "Avignon ; Aug. 4, 1988 ; Rainforest ; Five stone wind". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 2, side a: "Five stone wind ; Final 5 ; Rec. by R. Miller ; conclusion". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 2, side b: "Rainforest ; Avignon 88 ; 5 Stone - Intro".
  • Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Five stone wind (1988), and, RainForest (1968).
  • Sound quality is mostly good; streaming files 1 and 4 end abruptly and cuts off the end of the performance recordings, and streaming files 2 and 3 begin abruptly (possibly a continuation of the performances in streaming files 1 and 4?).
  • Donor's inventory number: C198 [no. 1 only].
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, Aug. 1: Five stone wind ["Five stone wind" / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)], ends abruptly
  • Streaming file 2, Aug. 2: Begins abruptly, Five stone wind ["Five stone wind" / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] (0:00-9:12) -- Audience applause (9:13-10:09) -- RainForest, begins abruptly ["Rainforest no. 1" / David Tudor (Kosugi, Tudor)] (10:10-31:36) -- Audience applause and recording silence (31:30-44:20)
  • Streaming file 3, Aug. 4: Begins abruptly, Five stone wind ["Five stone wind" / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] (0:00-31:39) -- Audience applause and recording silence (31:40-35:48)
  • Streaming file 4, Aug. 4: Begins abruptly, several performance announcements in French, includes cast names (0:00-2:00) -- RainForest ["Rainforest no. 1" / David Tudor (Kosugi, Tudor)] (2:09-22:21) -- Audience applause (22:22-23:21) -- Five stone wind ["Five stone wind" / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)], ends abruptly (23:37-46:57)
Call Number
*LTC-A 1266
OCLC
913796017
Title
Five stone wind, and, RainForest : performances at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, 1988-08-01/04.
Production
August 1, 2 and 4, 1988.
Playing Time
004809 004420 003548 004657
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Performer
[Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor], musicians.
Event
Recorded in performances at Palais des Papes, Avignon, France, 1988 August 1, 2 and 4.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Original Version
Archival originals: (2 audio cassettes (175 minutes total) : analog) in *LTC-A 1266.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette (archival original cassette no. 1) by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; two preservation files were created based on cassette sides: C198a NEW, and, C198b NEW.
Transferred from original analog cassette (archival original cassette no. 2) by the New York Public Library's Audio and Moving Image Preservation (PAMI) sound engineering staff at the Library for the Performing Arts on April 30, 2015; two preservation files were created based on cassette sides: myh_ltca1266_v02f01_pm, and, myh_ltca1266_v02f02_pm.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
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Added Author
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- instrumentalist.
Pugliese, Michael, instrumentalist.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996, instrumentalist.
Miller, Rob (Robert E.), recording engineer.
Container of (work): Cage, John. Five stone wind.
Container of (work): Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Rainforest, no. 1.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
RMG, Palais des papes.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work) : Five stone wind (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work) : RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTC-A 1266
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