Septet performance in Helsinki, 1964: and, two unidentified jazz songsAdditional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (Composer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 1964
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1: Septet [Trois morceaux en forme de poire / Erik Satie]Streaming file 2: Two unidentified jazz songs (0:00-11:01) -- violin solo excerpt, begins abruptly (11:02-13:41) -- violin solo and orchestra excerpt, begins and ends abruptly (13:42-15:42)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 2379
TopicsJazzModern dance musicPiano music (4 hands)Violin musicViolin with orchestra
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container and audition.Content: Handwritten note on original container: "Septet - (from Helsinki '64)".Content: The original tape reel contains two channels of separate musical recordings; the relation between the recordings, if any, is unidentified.The left channel track recording contains Trois morceaux en forme de poire, piano music for four hands, that accompanies Merce Cunningham's Septet (1953). The right channel track contains what sounds to be commercial recordings of two unidentified jazz songs, and excerpts of violin and orchestral pieces.Content: Sound quality of streaming file 1 is fair, with a recording "hiss" throughout and audience applause; sound quality of streaming file 2 is mostly good with a slight recording "hiss" throughout.Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R021.Venue: Left channel track recorded in performance in Helsinki, Finland 1964 September.Venue: Right channel track recorded in an unidentified location and date.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (32 minutes total) : analog, half track, stereo ; 7 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 890141716NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20290944Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8a4b7a0-b7b7-0133-c61a-3c07547a230f
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