Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production: May 2nd rehearsal room

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Title
Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production: May 2nd rehearsal room
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1966-05-02 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2354
Topics
Blocking (Theater)
Theater rehearsals
Rehearsals
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on audition and handwritten notes on original container. The recording location and year are provided by the cataloger based on similarities to a separate recording in the collection with the classmark *LT-7-A 2350.
Content: Handwritten notes on original container: "May 2nd, Rehearsal Room, Reel #1 [front] ; Backwards (use section betw 1st + 2nd papers) [back]".
Content: A rehearsal on April 26, 1966 for the same unidentified theater production on a separate recording, with the classmark *LT-7-A 2350, is available for separate streaming at http://link.nypl.org/TKeXiPguRTqfW1LZxK6lbAO.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R113.
Venue: Recorded at the Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1966 May 2, [The handwritten note on the front of the original container that supplies the date of May 2nd, does not include the year, however based on the recording and collection context, it was likely recorded in 1966].
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 (32 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 7 in.
Sound quality is uneven with fluctuating volume levels. At times, the speakers are inaudible, due to the distance of the speakers from the microphone.
Description
(0:00-32:05) Begins abruptly with unidentified speakers in a rehearsal for an unidentified theater production on May 2nd; a female director and the actors negotiate and rehearse aspects of the play; ends abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 880675016
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20211244
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93b03fa0-b3fa-0133-5490-3c07547a230f
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  • 1966: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cf9b60-b3fa-0133-e22e-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cf9b60-b3fa-0133-e22e-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1966). Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cf9b60-b3fa-0133-e22e-3c07547a230f

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Rehearsal for an unidentified theater production