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The four sections and Electric counterpoint: Works & process at the Guggenheim

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Title
The four sections and Electric counterpoint: Works & process at the Guggenheim
Names
Tatge, Catherine (Producer)
Lasseur, Dominique (Producer)
Reich, Steve, 1936- (Composer)
Rood, Richard (Violinist) (Instrumentalist)
Stuckenbruck, Dale (Instrumentalist)
Levy, Jill (Instrumentalist)
Martin, Lois (Violist) (Instrumentalist)
Danilow, Marji (Instrumentalist)
Tilles, Nurit (Instrumentalist)
Niemann, Edmund (Instrumentalist)
Kubera, Joseph (Instrumentalist)
Bowen, Kenneth (Instrumentalist)
Metheny, Pat (Instrumentalist)
Reich, Steve, 1936- (Interviewee)
Nagano, Kent, 1951- (Interviewee)
Metheny, Pat (Interviewee)
Hurwitz, Robert (Interviewee)
Swann, Analyn (Moderator)
Cronson, Mary Sharp (Producer)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Presenter)
Collection

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987 - 1988
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2853
Topics
Reich, Steve, 1936-
Metheny, Pat
Composition (Music)
Minimal music -- History and criticism
Reich, Steve, 1936- Four sections. Selections
Genres
Interviews
Panel discussions
Music
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].
Content: This recording is a documentary about Steve Reich, incorporating interviews and Works & process performance and panel discussion segments.
Creation/production credits: Documentary credits: Produced by Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur. Directed by Catherine Tatge. Editor: Leonard Feinstein. Lighting director: Alan Adelman. Camera: Mike Livesey, Jerry Pantzer, Jill Bowers, and Gregory Pettys. Sound: Timothy Lester, Jeff Livesey, and Jack Livesey. Interviewees: Steve Reich, Kent Nagano, Pat Metheny, and Robert Hurwitz.
Creation/production credits: Music for performance excerpts by Steve Reich.
Performers: Music for performance excerpts played by Pat Metheny, Richard Rood, Lenard Rivlin, Diane Bruce, Dale Stuckenbruck, Yong Kim, Jill Levy, Rebeka Johnson, Rena Isbin, Lois Martin, Stephanie Fricker, Daniel Seidenburg, Mellisa Meel, Lanny Paykin, Marji Danilow, Jacqui Danilow, Edmund Niemann, Joe Kubera, and Kenny Bowen. Conductor: Kent Nagano. Interviewees for panel discussion excerpts: Steve Reich, Kent Nagano, and Pat Metheny. Moderator: Analyn Swann.
Venue: Recorded as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, in Nov. 1987.
Funding: With support from The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, digitization and DVD authoring of the Works & process at the Guggenheim video archive was done by StreamingCulture at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York.
Biographical/historical: The four sections was commissed by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, which premiered the work in Oct. 1987. Electric counterpoint was commissioned by Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, and debuted in Nov. 1987 at BAM's Next Wave Festival.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
This documentary combines interviews and rehearsal sequences with Works & process panel discussion and performance excerpts. Steve Reich discusses the evolution of his music into the orchestal realm, and Nagano provides a conductor's point of view. Selections from the first movement of The four sections are performed. In the second part of the program, Reich and Metheny discuss the composer's work for electric guitar, and Metheny performs improvisations and demonstrates overdubbing by playing excerpts from Electric counterpoint.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 152599825
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16573915
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7a22ef0-78f0-0138-3e37-0d9156d2e912
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The four sections and Electric counterpoint" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987 - 1988. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/26de608d-4e70-4adb-b40d-568972cd3a67

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The four sections and Electric counterpoint" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/26de608d-4e70-4adb-b40d-568972cd3a67

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987 - 1988). The four sections and Electric counterpoint Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/26de608d-4e70-4adb-b40d-568972cd3a67

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The four sections and Electric counterpoint