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Creative act: performance of Field and figures at City Center

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Title
Creative act: performance of Field and figures at City Center
Additional title: Field and figures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Tcherepnin, Ivan (Composer)
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 (Associated name)
City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.) (Event place)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 - 1995 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1663
Topics
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Field and figures (1989): electronically altered short phrases of text by Marcel Duchamp, spoken in English by John Cage.
Content: Title, date and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette and container, and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette and container: "Creative Act - City Center". Handwritten sticker on original container: "MC Symposium" [does not contain this content].
Content: Sound quality is mostly good; audience applause overlaps the end of the work.
Venue: Recorded in performance at City Center in, New York, New York, [probably early 1990's?].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (32 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; audience applause overlaps the end of the work.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933582929
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868035
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ab1a320-b950-0133-f358-3c07547a230f
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Creative act" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990 - 1995. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/902c78b0-b950-0133-dd9f-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Creative act" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/902c78b0-b950-0133-dd9f-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990 - 1995). Creative act Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/902c78b0-b950-0133-dd9f-3c07547a230f

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Creative act