Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run

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Title
Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run
Additional title: How to pass, kick, fall and run (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Cage, John (Author)
Cage, John (Narrator)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Narrator)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2366
Genres
Spoken word
Live sound recordings
Poetry readings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by John Cage.
Title provided by cataloger based on audition and typed notes on original container.
Typed notes on the Cunningham Dance Foundation sticker affixed to the original container: "text from How to pass, kick, fall and run (1965) ; read by John Cage (left channel) and David Vaughan (right channel) ; 7.5 ips (19 cm/sec) quarter-track stereo ; Property of Cunningham Dance Foundation Inc., All duplication rights reserved, please return".
Related writings by John Cage are published in his books, Silence: lectures and writings (Middletown, Conn., Wesleyan University Press, 1961), and A year from Monday: new lectures and writings (Middletown, Conn., Wesleyan University Press, 1967).
Venue: Recorded at the Harper Theater in Chicago, Illinois, 1965.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (32 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 7 in.
Sound quality is good. Occasionally the audience response to the readings, and the dancer's footsteps, can be heard in the background.
Description
(00:00-21:11) John Cage and David Vaughan read aloud, in an overlapping manner, Cage's text to accompany a Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance of Cunningham's How to pass, kick, fall and run; the text consists of short, anecdotal writings that are strung together by chance methods; (21:12-22:04) audience applause.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 880675899
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20211269
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a34a810-b3fb-0133-6f14-3c07547a230f
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c929ab0-b3fb-0133-f324-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c929ab0-b3fb-0133-f324-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1965). Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c929ab0-b3fb-0133-f324-3c07547a230f

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Text for How to pass, kick, fall and run