Second week of January: stereo mixes of music for Signals, Set A, and, Set BAdditional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Composer)Gray, D'Arcy (Composer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)Gray, D'Arcy (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)White Oak Dance Project (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994-02-02
Table of ContentsSecond week of January, Set A / David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, John D.S. Adams (2:05-32:29) -- Second week of January, Set B / David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, John D.S. Adams (32:53-1:03:02)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 795
TopicsAleatory musicElectric violinElectronic musicModern dance musicViolin musicVocalisesCage, John. First week of June
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, 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 performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container; 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: "Studio: Cunningham Productions ; Client: CDF ; Program: Stereo mix of Signals -A-B ; David Tudor, T. Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, John D.S. Adams ; Date/Time: Feb. 2 '94 ; Engineer: John D.S. Adams ; Second week of January". Handwritten note on original DAT: "SIgnals - stereo mixes 1. Set A, cue 1 2. Set B, cue 2".Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D155.Performers: David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio DAT cassette (72 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is good; there is recording silence at the beginning and end of the streaming file.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897514903NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20492070Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3371cc70-b824-0133-6be4-60f81dd2b63c
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