Ocean acoustic tapes: source material for [Soundings: ocean diary?], 1995-07-15

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Title
Ocean acoustic tapes: source material for [Soundings: ocean diary?], 1995-07-15
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-07-15
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1692
Topics
Animal sounds
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diary
Nature sounds
Genres
Field recordings
Notes
Content: Probably contains source material recorded for use in the music of Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994).
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten and typed notes on original cassettes and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette no. 1: "Ambient sound in the Arctic ; Ocean acoustic tape 1". Handwritten note on original container no. 1: "July 15/95 ; 1. Lightening strikes, 2. Thermal cracking, 3. Stick-slip sound, 4. Ice fracturing". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 2: "Ocean acoustic tape 2". Typed note affixed to original container no. 2: "Sounds on Ocean Acoustic Tape ; 1) Lightening strike, 2) Breaking Waves, 3) Arctic Bearded Seals, 4) Walrus, 5) Humpback Whale, 6) Waves Washing Up On A Beach, 7) Ship Propeller, 8) Ice Fracturing, 9) Stick Slip, 10) Thermal Cracking".
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: C177, and, C178.
Venue: Recorded in unidentified locations.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 audio cassettes (101 minutes total) : analog
Sound quality for streaming file 1 is good. Sounds quality for streaming file 2 is poor and very muffled; and there is a hum throughout streaming file 3.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913799202
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20730925
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 410b0050-b8d1-0133-83ce-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1995: Created
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ocean acoustic tapes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d4e1900-b8d1-0133-1699-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Ocean acoustic tapes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d4e1900-b8d1-0133-1699-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1995). Ocean acoustic tapes Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d4e1900-b8d1-0133-1699-60f81dd2b63c

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Ocean acoustic tapes