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Title
Concert at Town Hall, 1963-10-11
Additional title: For Franz Kline
Additional title: Straits of Magellan
Additional title: Swallows of Salangan
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Brown, Earle, 1926-2002 (Conductor)
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987 (Composer)
Brown, Earle, 1926-2002 (Composer)
Lucier, Alvin (Conductor)
Weisberg, Arthur (Conductor)
Brandeis University. Chamber Chorus (Performer)
Town Hall Orchestra (Performer)
Town Hall (New York, New York) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963-10-11
Date Created: 1966-12-30
Table of Contents
December 1952 / Earle Brown (Town Hall Orchestra, Earle Brown) (0:00-4:53) -- Straits of Magellan / Morton Feldman (Town Hall Orchestra, Arthur Weisberg) (5:32-14:02) -- For Franz Kline / Morton Feldman (Town Hall Orchestra, Arthur Weisberg) (14:38-21:50) -- Swallows of Salangan / Morton Feldman (Brandeis Chamber Chorus, Alvin Lucier) (22:56-29:05)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2450
Topics
Aleatory music
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble
Instrumental ensembles
Piano with instrumental ensemble
Vocalises with instrumental ensemble
Brown, Earle, 1926-2002. Folio, no. 1. December 1952
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. For Franz Kline
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Straits of Magellan
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Swallows of Salangan
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, dates, locations, performers, and conductors provided by cataloger based on handwritten note taped to the original reel hub, handwritten paper insert, and audition.
Content: Handwritten note taped to original reel hub: "Feldman = Straits of Magellan, Franz Kline, Swallows ; Brown = Dec 1952 ; Town Hall Concert 11Oct1963 ; 7.5ips [illegible]".
Content: Contains a dub of recordings from a Town Hall Concert copied by Gordon Mumma.
Content: Handwritten paper insert: "Oct. 11, 1963 ; Morton Feldman ; The Straits of Magellan, Town Hall Orch, NYC Arthur Weisberg, cond. ; For Franz Kline 8.5' ; Swallows of Salangan 8' Brandeis Chamber Chorus, Alvin Lucier, cond. ; 7.5 ips (2 track stereo?) ; copied on Ampex 351, 30XII1966, Brandeis Univ., by Gordon Mumma ; Earle Brown ; December 1952 6.5' Earle Brown, cond.".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R109.
Performers: Town Hall Orchestra, performing group, and, Brandeis Chamber Chorus, performing group; Earle Brown, Arthur Weisberg, and Alvin Lucier, conductors.
Venue: Recorded in performance in New York, New York, 1963 October 11.
Venue: Dubbed at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts 1966 December 30.
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 (30 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, stereo ; 7 in.
Sound quality is mostly good; there are occasional background audience sounds, and applause follows each work.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 909424730
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20625382
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76fcb160-b8c3-0133-e02f-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1963: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Concert at Town Hall, 1963-10-11" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6cd5b0-b8c3-0133-37d8-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1963 - 1966). Concert at Town Hall, 1963-10-11 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6cd5b0-b8c3-0133-37d8-60f81dd2b63c

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Concert at Town Hall, 1963-10-11