Second week of January : rehearsal of music for Signals Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesAdams, John D. S., 1966- (Composer)Gray, D'Arcy (Composer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Instrumentalist)Gray, D'Arcy (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)White Oak Dance Project (Associated name)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994 (Questionable)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1521
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic musicModern dance musicMusic rehearsalsMusique concrèteViolin music
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, and John D.S. Adams.Content: Contains a rehearsal of 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, performers and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, collection context, and information provided on David Tudor's WWW site.Content: Handwritten note on original cassette: "Signals ; Rehearsal".Sound quality is mostly good; ends abruptly and probably cuts off the end of the music.Performers: [David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, D'Arcy Gray, and John D.S. Adams], musicians.Venue: Recorded in rehearsal in an unidentified location.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (20 minutes) : analog
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 952486509NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21006283Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fd38f60-78a5-0136-abe8-0b5a31a62da8
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