Quartet, and, Field and figures: performance at City Center, 1990-03

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Title
Quartet, and, Field and figures: performance at City Center, 1990-03
Additional title: Field and figures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Quartet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 (Composer)
Tcherepnin, Ivan (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-03 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Quartet ["Sextet for seven" / David Tudor] (1:20-18:45) -- Audience applause (18:45-20:57)
Streaming file 2: Field and figures "Creative act" / [Ivan Tcherepnin] (0:00-29:13) -- Audience applause (29:13-31:16)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1276
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette, side a: "Quartet, City Center 1990". Side b: "Creative act ; Rec. by RM [Rob Miller]". Handwritten note on original container: "Quartet/Field + Figures, Creative Act".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Quartet (1982), and, Field and figures (1989).
Content: The music for Field and figures, Ivan Tcherepnin's Creative act: Electronically Varied Heterothonies on a Text by Marcel Duchamp, contains electronically altered short phrases of text by Marcel Duchamp, spoken in English by John Cage.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C194.
Venue: Recorded in performance at City Center, New York, New York, 1990 [March].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (52 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is fair to mostly good; the recording volume for Sextet for seven is low and audience applause overlaps the ends of both performances.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 906187133
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20592421
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01d4b0b0-b8b8-0133-09fb-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1990: Created
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Quartet, and, Field and figures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05d28e70-b8b8-0133-b08e-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Quartet, and, Field and figures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05d28e70-b8b8-0133-b08e-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990). Quartet, and, Field and figures Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/05d28e70-b8b8-0133-b08e-60f81dd2b63c

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Quartet, and, Field and figures