Research Catalog

Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial) : performance in Zurich

Title
Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial) : performance in Zurich, 1991-06.
Publication
June [20-25?], 1991.

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
  • Miller, Rob (Robert E.)
  • Pugliese, Michael
  • Tudor, David, 1926-1996
  • Cage, John.
  • Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
1 streaming audio file (47 minutes) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
  • Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Aleatory music.
  • Live sound recordings.
  • Modern dance music.
Note
  • Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Inventions (1989), and, a partial recording of the music for Trackers (1991).
  • Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, and the performance programs.
  • Handwritten note on original cassette: "Beach Birds (Four³) ; Recording from Zurich 1991".
  • Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional audience sounds, recording volumes are uneven, and the recording of Trackers ends abruptly.
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
Beach birds "Four³" / [John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] (0:00-28:44) -- Audience applause (28:45-30:15) -- [Inventions (short version) "Sculptures musicales" / Cage] (30:16-41:56) -- Audience applause (41:57-43:50) -- [Trackers "Gravitational sounds" / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (David Tudor)] (43:51-46:48)
Call Number
*LTC-A 1648
OCLC
  • 933596457
  • 933596457
Title
Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial) : performance in Zurich, 1991-06.
Production
June [20-25?], 1991.
Playing Time
004648
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Performer
[Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor], musicians.
Event
Recorded in performance in, Zurich, Switzerland, 1991 June [20-25?]; [These performance dates were obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust].
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio cassette (47 minutes) : analog) in *LTC-A 1648.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette by George Blood Audio on March 26, 2015.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- instrumentalist.
Miller, Rob (Robert E.), instrumentalist.
Pugliese, Michael, instrumentalist.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996, instrumentalist.
Container of (work): Cage, John. Four³.
Container of (work): Cage, John. Sculptures musicales.
Container of (work): Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work): Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work): Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work): Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTC-A 1648
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