Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³: music for Neighbors, Trackers, and Beach birdsAdditional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Neighbors (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Cage, John (Composer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1991 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1, side a: Neighbors ["Streams"] / Takehisa Kosugi (0:00-26:06) -- Trackers ["Gravitational sounds" / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta] (26:42-46:51)Streaming file 2, side b: Trackers ["Gravitational sounds" / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta] (0:00-31:04) -- Beach birds ["Four³"] / John Cage (31:52-47:03)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1525
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic musicModern dance musicPiano and electronic musicCage, John. Four⁶Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- StreamsPimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Neighbors (1991), Trackers (1991), and, Beach birds (1991).Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container and cassette, audition, and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.Content: Handwritten note on original container: "MCDC ; No B. Birds ; A. Neighbors - T. Kosugi ; Trackers - J. King [incorrect, the composer is Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta] ; B. -same ; [crossed out] Beach Birds - J. Cage ; per - DT, TK, MP". Handwritten note on original cassette, side a: "Neighbors ; Trackers ; MCDC". Handwritten note on original cassette, side b: "[crossed out] Beach Birds ; No JC/MCDC".Venue: Recorded in unidentified performances.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (94 minutes) : analogSound quality is mostly good; in streaming file 1 the recordings begin and end abruptly which cut off the beginnings and ends of the works, in streaming file 2 the recording volume is low and the dancers' footsteps are audible.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 933582857NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868020Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a62ea030-b94e-0133-179e-3c07547a230f
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