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Five stone wind, and, RainForest: performances at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, 1988-08-01/04

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Title
Five stone wind, and, RainForest: performances at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, 1988-08-01/04
Additional title: Five stone wind (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
RMG, Palais des papes (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-08-01
Date Created: 1988-08-02
Date Created: 1988-08-04
Table of 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)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1266
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic and violin music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Percussion music
Vocalises
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: 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.
Content: 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".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Five stone wind (1988), and, RainForest (1968).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C198 [no. 1 only].
Performers: [Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor], musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performances at Palais des Papes, Avignon, France, 1988 August 1, 2 and 4.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audio cassettes (175 minutes total) : analog
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?).
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913796017
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20730855
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 18f794d0-b8ce-0133-0303-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Five stone wind, and, RainForest" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1d0f9040-b8ce-0133-6253-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Five stone wind, and, RainForest" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1d0f9040-b8ce-0133-6253-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1988). Five stone wind, and, RainForest Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1d0f9040-b8ce-0133-6253-60f81dd2b63c

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Five stone wind, and, RainForest