Improvisation IV: source recordings of fiddle and flute songs

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Title
Improvisation IV: source recordings of fiddle and flute songs
Additional title: Fielding sixes (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Glackin, Paddy (Instrumentalist)
Molloy, Matt (Instrumentalist)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980 - 1985 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: [Fiddle songs for Improvisation IV (Paddy Glackin)]
Streaming file 2: [Flute songs for Improvisation IV (Matt Molloy)]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 886
Topics
Aleatory music
Flute music
Folk dance music -- Ireland
Modern dance music
Violin music
Genres
Music
Notes
Content: Title and musicians provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original DAT container and information provided by the John Cage Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Fielding sixes - source ; 1-6 fiddle ; 7-12 flute".
Content: Contains the source recordings used as components of the music for Merce Cunningham's Fielding sixes (1980).
Content: "In this work [Improvisation IV], there are 3 sets of 12 identical cassettes in play, all containing traditional Irish music played by Matt Molloy on flute and Paddy Glackin on fiddle." -- Information on Improvisation IV obtained from the John Cage Trust website, http://johncage.org/pp/John-Cage-Work-Detail.cfm?work_ID=105, accessed on Nov. 10, 2014.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D332.
Venue: Recorded in unidentified locations.
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 (DAT) (33 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is fairly good; both streaming files have some recording static and are dubs of previous recordings.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897514117
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20492039
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0777b90-b822-0133-2ae3-60f81dd2b63c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Improvisation IV" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1985. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5fc2c40-b822-0133-330d-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Improvisation IV" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5fc2c40-b822-0133-330d-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1985). Improvisation IV Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5fc2c40-b822-0133-330d-60f81dd2b63c

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Improvisation IV