Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³: music for Neighbors, Trackers, and Beach birds

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Title
Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³: music for Neighbors, Trackers, and Beach birds
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Neighbors (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Trackers (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Streaming 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1525
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Piano and electronic music
Cage, John. Four⁶
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- Streams
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Gravitational sounds
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (94 minutes) : analog
Sound 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 Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 933582857
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20868020
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a62ea030-b94e-0133-179e-3c07547a230f
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a84d9f30-b94e-0133-61b6-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a84d9f30-b94e-0133-61b6-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1991). Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³ Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a84d9f30-b94e-0133-61b6-3c07547a230f

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Streams, Gravitational sounds, and, Four³