Ice grinding and seagull sounds: on and near the Hudson River, 1983-12-31/1994-05-04

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Title
Ice grinding and seagull sounds: on and near the Hudson River, 1983-12-31/1994-05-04
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Zdravic, Andrej (Recording engineer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983-12-31
Date Created: 1994-05-04
Place: Hudson River, New York, New York
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1504
Topics
Nature sounds
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diary
Genres
Sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains a copy of field recordings taken by Andrej Zdravic, for David Tudor, of ice grinding and seagull sounds interspersed with spoken recording information by Zdravic. Likely used as source material in the music of Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994).
Content: Title, locations and dates provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container and cassette, and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original container and cassette: "Ice grinding ; A. Dub of "Ice grinding - Hudson River" @ 12th st, NYC - Dec. 31, 83 ; Recording by Andrej Zdravic ©83 ; TRT = 5 mins ; Dub for David Tudor, A[illegible] SF May 4, 94 ; [stamp of Zdravic's private address in San Francisco, California]".
Venue: Copied from original recording in, San Francisco, California, 1994 May 4.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (6 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is good.
Description
Ice grinding sounds on the Hudson River, ca. 0:00-4:35; Seagull sounds on "West [Side High] Way and 12th Street", New York, ca. 4:36-6:04.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 914899839
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20751106
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a07bcf0-b90c-0133-326b-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ice grinding and seagull sounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983 - 1994. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3d7ba6c0-b90c-0133-a0af-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ice grinding and seagull sounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3d7ba6c0-b90c-0133-a0af-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1983 - 1994). Ice grinding and seagull sounds Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3d7ba6c0-b90c-0133-a0af-60f81dd2b63c

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Ice grinding and seagull sounds