Tango: and, vocal rehearsal clip

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Title
Tango: and, vocal rehearsal clip
Additional title: Letter to Erik Satie
Additional title: Tango (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Singer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2418
Topics
Aleatory music
Modern dance music
Vocalises
Genres
Music
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by John Cage.
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container.
Content: Handwritten note on original container: "TANGO ; Cage Solo II ; 4 TK, 4 Channel ; start at 0:22".
Content: The original reel labeled Cage solo I, was found to be blank during preservation reformatting. Other copies of Cage solo I, were not found in the donated collection.
Content: Contains the music used for Merce Cunningham's Tango (1978).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R045.
Performers: John Cage, vocalist.
Venue: Date and recording location unidentified.
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 (4 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 4 track, mono ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Description
Part 1 contains Letter to Erik Satie as a two-channel mix of the four-track original reel. The preservation sound engineer made the mix decisions for this file as follows: "With a soundfield described as being 180° -- 0° being the center, -90° being left, and +90° being right -- this access copy was mixed down from the original as follows: Track 1: panned -90° ; Track 2: panned -22° ; Track 3: panned +90° ; Track 4: panned +22°."Part 2 contains a brief rehearsal of a solo voice component of Letter to Erik Satie.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881254002
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20217498
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a88ec340-b3fc-0133-3fa4-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Tango" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa73f5c0-b3fc-0133-0103-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Tango" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa73f5c0-b3fc-0133-0103-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1978). Tango Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa73f5c0-b3fc-0133-0103-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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