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Letter to Erik Satie: dub set of voice recordings used in the music for Tango, 1983-08

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Title
Letter to Erik Satie: dub set of voice recordings used in the music for Tango, 1983-08
Additional title: Tango (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Singer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1667
Topics
Aleatory music
Vocalises
Genres
Music
Notes
Content: Contains cassette recordings of vocals to be played as components of John Cage's music for Merce Cunningham's Tango (1978).
Content: Title and vocalist provided by cataloger based on typed notes on original cassettes and containers, audition, and information provided by the John Cage Trust.
Content: Typed note on original cassette and container no. 1: "Letter to E. S.... ; start 3:27 ; Tango 1- dub set one 8/83". Typed note on original cassette and container no. 2: "Letter to E. S.... ; start at 3:32 ; Tango 2- dub set one 8/83". Typed note on original cassette and container no. 3: "Letter to E. S.... ; start 0:45 ; Tango 3- dub set one 8/83". Typed note on original cassette and container no. 4: "Letter to E. S.... ; start 2:49 ; Tango 4- dub set one 8/83". Typed note on original cassette and container no. 5: "Letter to E. S.... ; start 0:22 ; Tango 5a- dub set one 8/83". Typed note on original cassette and container no. 6: "Letter to E. S.... ; start 0:22 ; Tango 5b- dub set one 8/83".
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: C217 -- C222.
Performers: [John Cage, vocalist].
Content: Dubbed from unidentified original recordings.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 6 audio cassettes (22 minutes total) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913834539
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20731581
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07b25a50-b8eb-0133-4842-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1983: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Erik Satie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b201260-b8eb-0133-dcb9-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Letter to Erik Satie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 7, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b201260-b8eb-0133-dcb9-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1983). Letter to Erik Satie Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b201260-b8eb-0133-dcb9-60f81dd2b63c

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Letter to Erik Satie