Rondo, MinEvent nos. 592, 593, 595, and 596, and, Sounddance: performances at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 1997-07-02/05

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Title
Rondo, MinEvent nos. 592, 593, 595, and 596, and, Sounddance: performances at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 1997-07-02/05
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Behrman, David (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Instrumentalist)
Russ, Andrew (Instrumentalist)
Cage, John (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festivals Pillow Dance Festival (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1997-07-02 - 1997-07-05
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, July 2: Rondo [Four⁶ / John Cage] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Andrew Russ) (0:49-30:47) -- MinEvent [no. 592] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke) (31:33-1:02:14) -- [Sounddance 'Toneburst' / David Tudor (Takehisa Kosugi)] (1:02:54-1:19:37) -- Recording silence (1:19:38-1:22:40)
Streaming file 2, July 3: Rondo [Four⁶ / John Cage] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Andrew Russ) (0:00-29:45) -- MinEvent [no. 593] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke) (29:52-53:20)
Streaming file 3, July 5, matinee: Rondo [Four⁶ / John Cage] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Andrew Russ) (0:18-32:50) -- MinEvent [no. 595] (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke) (33:51-53:56) -- [Sounddance 'Toneburst' / David Tudor (Takehisa Kosugi)] (54:02-1:07:39)
Streaming file 4, July 5, evening: [Rondo 'Four⁶' / John Cage (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, Andrew Russ)] (0:00-29:28) -- [MinEvent no. 596 (David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke)] (30:07-1:01:17) -- Recording silence (1:01:18-1:08:04)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 792
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic and violin music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Vocalises
Cage, John. Four⁶
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Toneburst
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, dates, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers, audition, and the performance programs.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Pillow ; 7/2/97 ; Rondo ; MinEvent ; Kosugi, Behrman, O'Rourke, Russ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Pillow ; 7/3/97 ; Rondo ; MinEvent ; Kosugi, Behrman, O'Rourke, Russ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "Pillow matinee ; 7/5/97 ; Rondo ; MinEvent ; Kosugi, Behrman, O'Rourke, Russ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 4: "Pillow ; 7/5/97".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Rondo (1996), four of Cunningham's MinEvents, and Sounddance (1974).
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D224 - D227.
Performers: David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Jim O'Rourke, and Andrew Russ, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the [Ted Shawn Theatre] in [Jacob's] Pillow [Dance Festival], Becket, Massachusetts, 1997 July 2, 3, and 5.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 4 audio DAT cassettes (274 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is mostly good to fair; overall, streaming files 2-4 were recorded at low volumes.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 893979709
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20321398
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2061ddf0-b7d9-0133-3045-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rondo, MinEvent nos. 592, 593, 595, and 596, and, Sounddance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997 - 1997. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/229c0fa0-b7d9-0133-fbed-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rondo, MinEvent nos. 592, 593, 595, and 596, and, Sounddance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/229c0fa0-b7d9-0133-fbed-3c07547a230f

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Rondo, MinEvent nos. 592, 593, 595, and 596, and, Sounddance