Sculptures musicales: sound components recorded at McGill University, 1995-05

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Title
Sculptures musicales: sound components recorded at McGill University, 1995-05
Additional title: Inventions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
McGill University (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1955-05
Table of Contents
Scratchy Moog Motor (0:00-3:59) -- Polytone Moog Bass (4:09-8:08) -- Polyreverb Moog (8:25-12:37) -- Midi Airplane (12:45-17:10) -- Midi Cave Choir (17:27-22:06) -- Midi Love Chord (22:23-27:06)-- Midi Distort Chord (27:25-32:12) -- Midi Hollow Solo (32:25-37:14) -- DX - Bode PS (37:42-42:28) -- Vocoder Scream (42:40-47:16) -- Dual Ring (47:31-51:57) -- String Vocoder (52:16-56:50) -- Crazy Wind Bugs (57:05-1:01:45) -- Crazy Dual Ring (1:01:54-1:06:33) -- Filtered Pink Noise (1:06:52-1:11:40)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 900
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Genres
Music
Sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by John Cage.
Content: Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container, outside liner: "Sculptures musicales ; 1. Scratchy Moog Motor ; 2. Polytone Moog Bass ; 3. Polyreverb Moog ; 4. Midi Airplane ; 5. Midi Cave Choir ; 6. Midi Love Chord ; 7. Midi Distort Chord ; 8. Midi Hollow Solo ; 9. DX - Bode PS ; 10. Vocoder Scream ; 11. Dual Ring ; 12. String Vocoder ; 13. Crazy Wind Bugs ; 14. Crazy Dual Ring ; 15. Filtered Pink Noise ; Recorded on a Sony DTC-1000.". Handwritten note on original DAT container, inside liner: "[crossed off playlist: 1. Moog #1 (high pass filter), 2. MOog #2 (mixed sine w/ Ring mod), 3. Moog #3 (low frog mixed same), 4. Moog #4 (mixed pulse w/ PS), 5. Hellfire Warrior - loop, 6. Overtone - drone, 7. Overtone - squeal, 8. Tympani, 9. Chimes, 10. Nasty looped sampler, 11. Heavy breathing loops, 12. Oscillator] ; Recorded in May 1995 at the Moog studio, McGill University. - [illegible initials]". Sticker affixed to original DAT container: "Master".
Content: Contains recordings of sound components used in the music for Merce Cunningham's Inventions (1989).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D387.
Venue: Recorded in the Moog synthesizer recording studio at McGill University in, Montréal, Québec, 1995 May.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (72 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is good.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897374320
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20490346
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3c42beb0-b7f1-0133-7800-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Sculptures musicales" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1955. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e96f500-b7f1-0133-aa30-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Sculptures musicales" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e96f500-b7f1-0133-aa30-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1955). Sculptures musicales Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3e96f500-b7f1-0133-aa30-3c07547a230f

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Sculptures musicales