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Title
Arctic Sounds
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology. Bioacoustics Research Program (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985 - 1993
Table of Contents
DAT cassette number 1: Bearded seals (30:00) -- Bowhead whale 2-voice pulsed song (30:06) -- Creaking ice with song (15:01) -- Banging ice (29:57) -- Fuzzy ice (14:59) -- Fuzzy barking ice (15:00) |||| DAT cassette number 2: Belugas-pusles, whistles (30:00) -- Screaming bowheads (30:02) -- Bowheads-gunshot creaking noises (3:24) -- Bowheads-gunshot sounds (2:27) -- Bowheads-gunshot sounds (2:32)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 646
Topics
Whale sounds
Sound -- Arctic (R.I.)
Nature sounds
Genres
Field recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: recorded by the Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program.
Content: Title and dates provided by cataloger based on typed notes on original DAT cassettes and containers.
Content: Typed notes on original DAT cassette number 1: "Arctic Sounds off Point Barrow, Alaska ; Recorded originally in: 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993 ; Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program ©1994". Typed notes on original container of DAT cassette number 1: "Arctic Sounds ; Program 1: Bearded Seals (30:00) ; Program 2: Bowhead Whale 2-Voice Pulsed Song (30:06) ; *Program 3: Creaking Ice With Song (15:01) ; ?Program 4: Banging Ice (29:57) 'Lots of Bearded Seals'; Program 5: Fuzzy Ice (14:59) ; Program 6: Fuzzy & Barking Ice (15:00) ; (Programs 1-5 recorded off one channel; program 6 recorded off two channels) ; ©1994, Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program".
Content: Typed notes on original DAT cassette number 2: "Arctic Sounds off Point Barrow, Alaska ; Recorded originally in: 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993 ; Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program ©1994". Typed notes on original container of DAT cassette number 2: "Arctic Sounds ; Program 1: Belugas-pusles, whistles (30:00) ; Program 2: Screaming Bowheads (30:02) ; Program 3: Bowheads-gunshot & creaking noises (3:24) ; Program 4: Bowheads-gunshot sounds (2:27) ; Program 5: Bowheads-gunshot sounds (2:32) ; ©1994, Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program".
Content: The archival original DAT cassette 1, tracks 1-5, are recorded with emphasis; track 6 is recorded in stereo. The archival original DAT cassette 2 is recorded entirely with emphasis.
Venue: Recorded near, Point Barrow, Alaska, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993.
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 DAT cassettes (190 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 48 kHz, 16 bit, two track, mono and stereo
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 882481312
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20232087
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 574eaca0-b400-0133-020a-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Created (Approximate)
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Arctic Sounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985 - 1993. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/597c3d30-b400-0133-07f9-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Arctic Sounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/597c3d30-b400-0133-07f9-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1985 - 1993). Arctic Sounds Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/597c3d30-b400-0133-07f9-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Arctic Sounds