Singing through John Cage: Joan La Barbara performs at Central Park Summerstage, 1992-07-23

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Title
Singing through John Cage: Joan La Barbara performs at Central Park Summerstage, 1992-07-23
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
La Barbara, Joan, 1947- (Singer)
Stein, Leonard (Instrumentalist)
Winant, William (Instrumentalist)
Cage, John (Composer)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Radio producer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-07-23
Date Created: 1992-09-06
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, side a: [Event introduction by unidentified speaker and Joan La Barbara announces the program] (0:00-2:41) -- [Mirakus2 / John Cage (Joan La Barbara)] (2:44-11:34) -- [A flower / Cage (La Barbara, William Winant)] (11:48-15:28) -- [Unidentified Cage composition] (15:44-26:23) -- [Wonderful widow of eighteen springs / Cage (La Barbara, Winant)] (26:50-29:42) -- [Nowth upon nacht / Cage (La Barbara, Winant)] (29:45-30:41) -- Recording silence (30:42-33:21)
Streaming file 2, side b: [Forever and sunsmell / John Cage (Joan La Barbara, William Winant, Leonard Stein)] (0:00-6:00) -- [Sonnakus with Erik Satie songs / Cage and Satie (La Barbara, Leonard Stein)] (6:19-21:05) -- [Eight whiskus / Cage (La Barbara)] (21:32-26:15) -- Audience applause (26:16-27:09) -- Unidentified WNYC radio announcer gives production credits (27:10-28:00)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1664
Topics
Songs, Unaccompanied
Songs with piano
Songs with percussion
Radio programs, Musical
Vocalises
Cage, John. Flower
Cage, John. Forever and sunsmell
Cage, John. Eight whiskus
Cage, John. Mirakus2
Cage, John. Nowth upon nacht
Cage, John. Sonnekus2
Cage, John. Wonderful widow of eighteen springs
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Songs. Selections
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains a radio broadcast of a live performance on July 23, 1992 by Joan La Barbara at Central Park Summerstage on WNYC FM. The WNYC introduction to the radio broadcast is not included on the recording.
Content: Title, date, performers, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassette and container, audition, and information provided by unidentified WNYC FM radio announcer.
Content: Handwritten note on original container and cassette: "John Cage: Summerstage". Handwritten note on original container: "6 September 1992 ; WNYC ; Joan La Barbara ; Summerstage concert".
Performers: [Joan La Barbara, vocalist; Leonard Stein, piano and percussion; William Winant, closed piano and percussion].
Venue: Recorded in performance at Central Park Summerstage, New York, New York, [1992 July 23].
Venue: Broadcast by WNYC radio in, New York, New York, 1992 September 6.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (61 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional recording gaps in the first ca. 3 mins. of side a, and recording volumes are uneven.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933583042
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868037
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): abfb0610-b950-0133-db6b-3c07547a230f
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  • 1992: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Singing through John Cage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992 - 1992. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0805740-b950-0133-f7bb-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Singing through John Cage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0805740-b950-0133-f7bb-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1992 - 1992). Singing through John Cage Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0805740-b950-0133-f7bb-3c07547a230f

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Singing through John Cage