Dashuki Music Theatre, 1977

June 19, 1977 - 13th New York Avant-Garde Festival - World Trade Center


for Charlotte Moorman, by Dennis Bathory-Kitsz

The performance used 50 numbered bakery boxes containing a whistle and this score.

Gendarme surviving photo
This is the only surviving image of the 1977 Gendarme performance, from a proof sheet.
(One person appeared at the 1978 Festival in Cambridge, bringing the whistle.)

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Gendarme by Dennis Bathory-Kitsz