Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures: performance in Toronto, 1990-12-8Additional title: August pace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Polarity (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesGrossman, Kory (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)Behrman, David (Composer)Pugliese, Michael (Composer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Harbourfront Centre (Associated name)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1990-12-08
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1: Polarity [Virtual focus / Tudor (David Tudor)] (0:00-30:47) |||| Streaming file 2: August pace, performance 1 [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)] |||| Streaming file 3: Pictures [Interspecies smalltalk / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)] |||| Streaming file 4: August pace, performance 2 [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 665
TopicsAleatory musicComputer musicElectric violinElectronic musicModern dance musicPercussion musicBehrman, David. Interspecies smalltalkPugliese, Michael. Peace talksTudor, David, 1926-1996. Virtual focus
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT container and the performance program.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT cassette: "Toronto 4th perf[ormance]". Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Toronto #4 JAN ; Polar[ity] ; Aug[ust Pace] ; Pix [Pictures] ; NG for CD". Handwritten note on paper insert: "Polarity; Aug Pace ; Toronto ; [3rd - crossed out] + 4th perf[ormance]".Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Polarity (1990), August Pace (1989), and, Pictures (1984).Content: Sound quality is mostly good; the volume level is low in streaming file 1, there is audience applause at the end of streaming files 2 and 4, and streaming file 3 ends abruptly.Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D017.Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman, and David Tudor, musicians.Venue: Recorded in performance at the Premiere Dance Theatre in, Toronto, Ontario, 1990 [December 8]; [This performance date was obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust; the handwritten note on the DAT container gives the date as January, however based on evidence in the performance programs, this is likely an error].Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio DAT cassette (110 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 884522412NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20249084Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6958fdd0-b725-0133-4498-3c07547a230f
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