Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers (partial): performance in Zurich, 1991-06Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1991-06-20 - 1991-06-25 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsBeach 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)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1648
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic musicModern dance musicQuartetsCage, John. Four⁶Cage, John. Sculptures musicalesPimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Inventions (1989), and, a partial recording of the music for Trackers (1991).Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, and the performance programs.Content: Handwritten note on original cassette: "Beach Birds (Four³) ; Recording from Zurich 1991".Venue: Recorded in performance in, Zurich, Switzerland, 1991 June [20-25?]; [These performance dates were obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust].Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (47 minutes) : analogSound quality is mostly good; there are occasional audience sounds, recording volumes are uneven, and the recording of Trackers ends abruptly.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 933596457NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868101Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe60b8c0-b950-0133-08e5-3c07547a230f
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