Concert at Town Hall, 1963-10-11Additional title: For Franz KlineAdditional title: Straits of MagellanAdditional title: Swallows of Salangan
NamesMerce 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)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1963-10-11Date Created: 1966-12-30
Table of ContentsDecember 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 2450
TopicsAleatory musicChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensembleInstrumental ensemblesPiano with instrumental ensembleVocalises with instrumental ensembleBrown, Earle, 1926-2002. Folio, no. 1. December 1952Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. For Franz KlineFeldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Straits of MagellanFeldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Swallows of Salangan
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 909424730NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20625382Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76fcb160-b8c3-0133-e02f-60f81dd2b63c
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