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Title
Rhythm studies for player piano
Additional title: Studies, player piano. Selections
Additional title: Crises (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997 (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960-07-28
Table of Contents
Study no. 1 (0:00-2:41) -- Study no. 2 (2:55-5:19) -- Study no. 3 [original version] (5:23-9:43) -- Study no. 4 [original version] (9:51-15:00) -- Study no. 5 (15:06-17:28) -- Study no. 6 (17:33-20:53) -- Study no. 7 [first 3:42 only] (20:58-24:40)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2409
Topics
Player piano music
Genres
Music
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Conlon Nancarrow.
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten note inside the original container and audition. Additional notes about the studies, including their numbers, provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on the inside of the original container: "Conlon Nancarrow ; 7 1/2 I.P.S. ; Rhythm Studies for Player Piano ; (1.) 2:40 ; (2.) 2:25 (very low level)(on original) ; 3. 4:20 ; (4.) 5:09 (low level) ; 5. 2:23 ; (6.) 3:20 (low level) ; (7.) 7:40 - Fragm[e]nt Removed ; Copy 7/28/1960 ; Earle Brown".
Content: Contains music for Merce Cunningham's Crises (1960). The original study nos. 3 and 4 were never commercially recorded; study no. 7 was edited in a variety of ways for Crises.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R118.
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 (25 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in.
Sound quality is fair; the recording volumes for the studies are uneven with some at lower levels.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881254014
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20217489
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4b6ed8d0-b3fc-0133-f3ba-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rhythm studies for player piano" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d86f030-b3fc-0133-0127-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rhythm studies for player piano" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d86f030-b3fc-0133-0127-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960). Rhythm studies for player piano Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d86f030-b3fc-0133-0127-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Rhythm studies for player piano