Second week of January: recordings of music for Signals, 2A, 2B

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Title
Second week of January: recordings of music for Signals, 2A, 2B
Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Composer)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Cage, John (Composer)
White Oak Dance Project (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-02-02
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Second week of January, 2A / Takehisa Kosugi, left, and, John D.S. Adams, right (2:00-32:25)
Streaming file 2: Second week of January, 2B / Takehisa Kosugi, left, and, John D.S. Adams, right (2:02-32:34)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 737
Topics
Aleatory music
Electric violin
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Violin music
Cage, John. First week of June
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Takehisa Kosugi and John D.S. Adams.
Content: Contains master tapes of pre-recorded music to be used for the White Oak Dance Project's performances of Merce Cunningham's Signals (1970). Second week of January was commissioned by the White Oak Dance Project, and the pre-recorded tapes of each composer were meant to be mixed in real-time for the performances by "the White Oak audio engineer...using the source material provided by the Cunningham musicians". The Second week of January is based on the initial concept by John Cage for Signals, titled the First week of June, a collaboration with composers Gordon Mumma and David Tudor.
Content: Title, date, location, and performer provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers; further information obtained online from the David Tudor Pages, http://davidtudor.org/Works/january.html, accessed on September 3, 2014.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Studio: Cunningham Production Studio ; Client: Cunningham Dance Foundation ; Program: "Second week of January, II" A ; Music for Signals ; Composers: Left - Takehisa Kosugi, Right - John D.S. Adams ; Date/Time: Feb. 2 '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: DAT. Cassette sticker: Original Master ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Studio: Cunningham Production Studio ; Client: Cunningham Dance Foundation ; Program: "Second week of January, II" B ; Music for Signals ; Composers: Left - Takehisa Kosugi, Right - John D.S. Adams ; Date/Time: Feb. 2 '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Source: DAT. Cassette sticker: Original Master ".
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D153, and, D154.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, and John D.S. Adams, musicians.
Venue: Recorded at the Cunningham Production Studio in, New York, New York, 1994 February 2.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audio DAT cassettes (72 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is good; there is recording silence at the beginning and end of both streaming files.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897514869
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20492068
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0259c2e0-b824-0133-f68d-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Second week of January" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/06411430-b824-0133-d537-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Second week of January" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/06411430-b824-0133-d537-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1994). Second week of January Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/06411430-b824-0133-d537-60f81dd2b63c

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