Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture: panel at the Cage Symposium at Wesleyan University, 1988-02-26

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Title
Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture: panel at the Cage Symposium at Wesleyan University, 1988-02-26
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Charles, Daniel, 1935-2008 (Speaker)
Gligo, Nikša, 1946- (Speaker)
Oehlschlägel, Reinhard (Speaker)
Potter, Keith (Speaker)
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-02-26
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1662
Topics
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-
Cage, John
Cardew, Cornelius
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Finnegans wake
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Aleatory music -- History and criticism
Avant-garde (Music)
Music -- Europe -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Music -- Europe -- American influences
Genres
Panel discussions
Lectures
Notes
Content: Contains a panel given at Wesleyan University as part of the Cage Symposium celebrating John Cage's 75th birthday.
Content: Title, speakers, date, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten and typed notes on original container and cassette, and audition.
Content: Handwritten notes on original containers: "Cage Symposium ; Impact on Europ.". Typed note on original cassette no. 1: "Cage Symposium 2/26/88 ; Panel - "Impact...on European culture" ; Wesleyan University ; Middletown, CT ; COPY ; TAPE 1". Typed note on original cassette no. 2: "Cage Symposium 2/26/88 ; Panel - "Impact...on European culture" ; Wesleyan University ; Middletown, CT ; COPY ; TAPE 2".
Venue: Recorded at Wesleyan University in, Middletown, Connecticut, 1988 February 26.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (135 minutes total) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good to fair; recording volumes are uneven but the speakers are mostly audible.
Description
Streaming file 1, cassette 1, side 1: Unidentified host introduces the topic and questions being addressed by the panel as well as the first speaker, Reinhard Oehlschlägel, ca. 0:00-9:58; Reinhard Oehlschlägel reads his paper about John Cage's concerts and appearances in Europe, as well as the European artists who influenced, and were influenced by, Cage, especially Pierre Boulez; ends abruptly.Streaming file 2, cassette 1, side 2: Begins abruptly, Reinhard Oehlschlägel continues to read his paper about the impact of John Cage on musicians in Germany and Europe; ca. 5:46-6:59, unidentified host introduces the next speaker, Nikša Gligo; ca. 7:00-28:31, Nikša Gligo reads his paper on Cage's influence on musicians and composers in Europe and Croatia, including case studies on the Gorgona Group of artists and the Yugo-Cage 82 project; ca. 28:41-29:20 [very low volume], host introduces the next speaker, Keith Potter; ca. 29:21-47:05, Keith Potter reads his paper about some of the general reactions to Cage's music in the United Kingdom as well as comparing Cage with British composer, Cornelius Cardew; ends abruptly.Streaming file 3, cassette 2, side 1: Keith Potter continues to read his paper about Cornelius Cardew and John Cage; ca. 3:28-4:00, unidentified host introduces the next speaker, Daniel Charles; ca. 4:01-31:13, Daniel Charles reads his paper about John Cage's relationship with French composers and artists, especially their similar conceptions of time in music and art; Charles compares Cage's influence on French art and culture with Cage's influence in Spain and Japan; ca. 31:14, host makes concluding remarks [audience member interrupts with a comment]; ca. 33:52-37:56, audience question and answer period, including the impact of Cage on popular culture and music, and the impact of Cage's Roaratorio (1979) on Irish folk music; ca. 37:57-43:03, unidentified festival organizer speaks about some of the reasons that Cage's influence on popular culture was not included as a conference topic; ca. 43:13, audience question and answer period continues; ca. 47:28, ends abruptly.Streaming file 4, cassette 2, side 2: Begins abruptly, Daniel Charles continues to answer an audience question; brief concluding remarks.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933583045
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868034
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f9774d0-b950-0133-d479-3c07547a230f
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  • 2018: Digitized
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/323bd670-b950-0133-4ce9-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/323bd670-b950-0133-4ce9-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1988). Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/323bd670-b950-0133-4ce9-3c07547a230f

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Impact of Cage's esthetic on European culture