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Title
Crises
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 - 1969 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Study [no. 1] (0:00-2:39) -- Study [no. 2] (2:45-5:12) -- Study [no. 4, original version] (5:18-10:29) -- Study [no. 5] (10:39-13:02) -- Study [no. 7, beginning 3:42 removed] (13:13-17:17) -- Study [no. 6] (17:26-20:49)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2410
Topics
Modern dance music
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 spine of the original container and the reel hub: "Nancarrow: Crises Music 20:50; 7.5 IPS 2 tr MONO, HEADS OUT ; 354-354 3M 201 Allison filtered".
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: R031.
Bibliographic history: Date and recording location unidentified.
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 (21 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono ; 7 in.
Sound quality is good.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881254019
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20217491
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a79ab70-b3fc-0133-627c-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Crises" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c929920-b3fc-0133-8a73-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Crises" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c929920-b3fc-0133-8a73-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). Crises Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5c929920-b3fc-0133-8a73-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Crises