Merce Cunningham reads Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that: and, Marcel Duchamp reads Creative act; and, Naum Gabo reads Realistic manifesto

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Title
Merce Cunningham reads Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that: and, Marcel Duchamp reads Creative act; and, Naum Gabo reads Realistic manifesto
Additional title: Creative act
Additional title: Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that
Additional title: Realistic manifesto
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 (Speaker)
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977 (Speaker)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1952
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2393
Topics
Cunningham, Merce
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977
Art -- Philosophy
Choreography
Dance -- Philosophy
Cunningham, Merce. Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968. Creative act
abo, Naum, 1890-1977. Realistic manifesto
Genres
spoken word
Sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains recordings of Merce Cunningham, Marcel Duchamp and Naum Gabo reading their respective writings on creativity and art.
Content: Title and date provided by cataloger based on audition, handwritten notes on original container, and printing of Dance is an art in space and time in David Vaughan's book, Merce Cunningham: Fifty years (New York, Aperture), pages 66-67.
Content: Handwritten note on original container: "Cunningham, Side 1 + 2 ; Duchamp "Creative Act" ; Gabo - Pevsner "Realistic Manifesto" ; Excellent".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R085.
Venue: Recording locations are unidentified.
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 (48 minutes) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track ; 7 in.
Description
(0:00-8:40) Merce Cunningham reads his Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that; (ca. 8:41-18:14) Merce Cunningham comments on the impact of working with electronic music as well as the formal aspects of time and space in dance; he speaks about working with time and space in his choreography and as a dancer.(18:16-29:53) Marcel Duchamp reads his Creative act.(29:56-47:55) Naum Gabo reads his Realistic manifesto.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 882502343
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232181
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 132c8380-b401-0133-dd77-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham reads Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1952. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/15765b80-b401-0133-fb8e-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham reads Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/15765b80-b401-0133-fb8e-3c07547a230f

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Merce Cunningham reads Dance is an art in space and time: the object of the dancer is to obliterate that