Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater: and a post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, 1994-09-13/18

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Title
Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater: and a post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, 1994-09-13/18
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Instrumentalist)
Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)
Dempster, Stuart (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Kuivila, Ron (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Speaker)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-09-13 - 1994-09-18
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, Sep. 13: Event [no. 519] (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster), ends abruptly Streaming file 2, Sep. 14: Recording silence (0:00-1:55) -- Event [no. 520] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster, John D.S. Adams) (1:56-1:36:33) -- Audience applause (1:36:34-1:39:05) -- Post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham, with very brief occasional comments by David Vaughan [begins abruptly] (1:39:17-2:01:31) Streaming file 3, Sep. 15: Recording silence (0:00-2:00) -- Event [no. 521] (Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, John D.S. Adams) (2:13-1:38:05) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:38:06-1:48:59) Streaming file 4, Sep. 16: Recording silence (0:00-2:15) -- Event [no. 522] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster) (2:16-1:40:02) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:40:03-1:44:20) Streaming file 5, Sep. 17: Recording silence (0:00-2:03) -- Event [no. 523] (Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, John D.S. Adams) (2:04-1:27:30) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:27:31-1:32:21) Streaming file 6, Sep. 18: Recording silence (0:00-2:05) -- Event [no. 524] (David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Takehisa Kosugi) (2:06-1:35:37) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:35:38-1:42:49) Streaming file 7, Sep. 18: Event [no. 525] (David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila) (0:00-1:32:38) -- Audience applause and recording silence (1:32:39-1:40:23)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 617
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Trombone and electronic music
Genres
Music
Spoken word
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, location, performers and dates provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers and information obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Studio: Joyce Theater ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #1, music by: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster ; Date/Time: Sept. 13, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE ; Comments: Cut off @ end".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #2 and Merce Talk, musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster, + JDSA ; Date/Time: Sept. 14, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #3, musicians: Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, + JDSA ; Date/Time: Sept. 15, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 4: "Studio: Joyce Theater, NYC ; Client: MCDC ; Program: Joyce Event #4, musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Stuart Dempster ; Date/Time: Sept. 16, '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: LIVE".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 5: "9/17/94 Joyce Theater, NYC ; Joyce Event #5 ; musicians: Takehisa Kosugi, Stuart Dempster, Ron Kuivila, + JDSA ; Sept. 17, '94 ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 6: "9/18/94 Joyce Theater, NYC ; Joyce Event #6 ; musicians: David Tudor, Ron Kuivila, Takehisa Kosugi ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 7: "9/18/94 Joyce Event #7 ; Joyce Theater, NYC ; musicians: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila ; Recorded by John D.S. Adams".
Content: Contains the music for seven of Merce Cunningham's Events, as well as most of a post-performance talk given by Merce Cunningham, with brief comments by David Vaughan, on September 14, 1994.
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D114 - D119, and one unlabeled DAT (no. 7).
Performers: John D.S. Adams, Stuart Dempster, Takehisa Kosugi, Ron Kuivila, and David Tudor, musicians; Stuart Dempster, trombone (Event nos. 521, 522, 523).
Venue: Recorded in performances at the Joyce Theater in, New York, New York, 1994 September 13-18.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 7 audiocassettes (DAT) (724 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 48 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional audience sounds throughout the recordings including applause, laughter and coughing. The post performance talk is recorded at a low volume level overall; Cunningham's voice is audible while the audience questions are mostly inaudible as they are spoken some distance from the microphone.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 891588784
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20303667
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee88a660-b7bf-0133-54cd-3c07547a230f
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Event performances nos. 519 - 525 at the Joyce Theater