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Title
Upton Gallery Music
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997 (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1968
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2428
Topics
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Player piano music
Genres
Music
Notes
Venue: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on the original container and reel hub.
Content: Handwritten notes on the original container and the reel hub: "Upton Gallery Music (1968) ; 7.5 IPS Quarter track Stereo ; Property of Cunningham Dance Foundation". Handwritten note on the spine of the original container: "Upton Gallery Music ; Feb-Mar 1969". Handwritten note on the leader tape of the original reel: "Upton Gallery Music (1968) ; 7.5 Quarter-track Stereo ; property of Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. (music by Ashley, Behrman, Cage, Mumma, Nancarrow)".
Content: Contains recording excerpts, played simultaneously, from several compositions for Merce Cunningham's dances, including Conlon Nancarrow's Rhythm studies for player piano, for Cunningham's Crises (1960), and John Cage's Variations V, for Cunningham's Variations V (1965). Other excerpts of works, and the overall composer for this recording, are unidentified.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R112.
Venue: Recorded in an unidentified location and context in 1968.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (32 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 7 in.
Sound quality is fair; the volume levels of the recording are uneven.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881293022
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20218388
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 47c74b90-b3fd-0133-ef87-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1968: Created
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Upton Gallery Music" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a4cfd60-b3fd-0133-ce3b-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Upton Gallery Music" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a4cfd60-b3fd-0133-ce3b-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1968). Upton Gallery Music Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a4cfd60-b3fd-0133-ce3b-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Upton Gallery Music