Recording from the 1st Performance

Performed at 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering, 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, October 15, 1966
Performers: David Behrman, John Cage, Lowell Cross, Anthony Gnazzo, David Tudor. Performance engineer: Cecil Coker.
Sound sources: Transistor radios, Geiger counters, sine wave generators, horn loudspeaker, contact microphones attached to
household fans and kitchen appliances, open telephone lines in various locations in New York City, electrodes attached to a performer’s temples.

Variations VII: Performed on October 15th. Duration 32:06 minutes
Original tape recording courtesy Julie Martin, Experiments in Art and Technology
Variations VII published by Henmar Press Inc.
Photo by Robert R. McElroy – All rights reserved
Produced by TOPOS in cooperation with Julie Martin, 2021

Released digitally on February 21st, 2021, via the TOPOS DIGITAL series. Catalogue number Topos-210221
All proceeds from the this series will support future releases of historic material from the E.A.T. archives. 

Engineers in the control room during the performance of John Cage's Variations VII, October 15, 1966
Seated: Herb Schneider. Standing from left: Larry Helios, Robbie Robinson and behind them Bob Kieronski and Ralph Flynn