Ocean: performance in Nigata, Japan, 1998-10-31Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Dempster, Stuart (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)O'Rourke, Jim, 1969-Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-10-31
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 797
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic musicModern dance musicMusique concrèteOrchestral musicTudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diaryCulver, Andrew, 1953- Ocean 1-95
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by Andrew Culver (after John Cage) and David Tudor.Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994) that consists of the simultaneous playing of orchestral music, Ocean 1-95 by Andrew Culver, and live electronic music, Sounding: ocean diary by David Tudor. The compositional structure of Ocean 1-95 was originally created by John Cage and, after Cage's death, completed by Andrew Culver using Cage's ideas.Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Ocean ; 10-31-98 ; Nigata, Japan ; O'Rourke, Kosugi, +Dempster (on motor control)".Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D233.Performers: Jim O'Rourke, Takehisa Kosugi, and Stuart Dempster, live electronic musicians.Venue: Recorded in performance in, Nigata, Japan, 1998 October 31.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio DAT cassette (91 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is good; there is brief audience applause at the end of the recording.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 894374492NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20334580Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b7a2e50-b7da-0133-3fe2-3c07547a230f
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