Cheap Imitation: premiere performance of Second Hand, 1970

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Title
Cheap Imitation: premiere performance of Second Hand, 1970
Additional title: Second hand (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Cage, John (Instrumentalist)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970-01-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2405
Topics
Aleatory music
Modern dance music
Piano music
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by John Cage.
Content: Title and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original container and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original reel hub: "Cage CHEAP IMITATION ; BAM 8I70 3M203 ; UHER 4400-SONY 230 ; 1 GEN COPY 14I70". Handwritten note on original case spine: "John Cage: CHEAP IMITATION ; BAM 8I70 ; 3 3/4 IPS STEREO, 1gen COPY ; SECOND HAND Rehearsal Tape".
Content: Contains the premiere performance of music for Merce Cunningham's Second hand (1970).
Performers: John Cage, piano.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in, Brooklyn, New York 1970 January 8.
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 (31 minutes) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Sound quality is good, there is a faint "tape hiss" throughout; occasional audience sounds are faint but audible in the background.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881253915
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20217486
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c2cbc90-b3fc-0133-cf6b-3c07547a230f
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Cheap Imitation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2dd5cb00-b3fc-0133-d9d6-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Cheap Imitation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2dd5cb00-b3fc-0133-d9d6-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1970). Cheap Imitation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2dd5cb00-b3fc-0133-d9d6-3c07547a230f

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Cheap Imitation