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Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers: performances in Zurich, 1991-06-20/25

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Title
Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers: performances in Zurich, 1991-06-20/25
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-06-20 - 1991-06-25
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Beach birds, performance 1 [Four³ / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 2: Inventions (short version), performance 1 [Sculptures musicales / Cage] |||| Streaming file 3: Brief audience applause -- Trackers [Gravitational sounds / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 4: Brief audience applause -- Beach birds, performance 2 [Four³ / John Cage (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 5: Brief audience applause -- Inventions (short version), performance 2 [Sculptures musicales / Cage]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 674
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Piano music
Sound sculpture
Cage, John. Four⁶
Cage, John. Sculptures musicales
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container and the performance programs.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Zurich ; 1991 ; Beach Birds, Inventions - short takes, Trackers, Beach Birds**, Inventions - short ; RM, DT, MP, TK".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Beach birds (1991), Inventions (1989), and Trackers (1991).
Content: Sound quality is mostly good; volume levels are low for both recordings of Beach birds, there is audience applause at the end of streaming files 1-4, and at the start of files 3-5.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D027.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performances 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (114 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 885206248
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20254000
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24899700-b72b-0133-ac4e-3c07547a230f
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  • 1991: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1991. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a943250-b72b-0133-29b6-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a943250-b72b-0133-29b6-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1991). Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5a943250-b72b-0133-29b6-3c07547a230f

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Beach birds, Inventions, and, Trackers