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Title
Spacings, Tape A, Tape B
Additional title: Doubles (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-12
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1, Tape A: [Track] 1 (0:00-10:00) -- [Track] 2 (10:06-18:18) -- [Track] 3a (18:24-24:25) -- [Track] 3b (24:29-26:39)
Streaming file 2, Tape B: [Track] 1 (0:00-4:19) -- [Track] 2 (4:24-13:02)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-10-A 3072
Topics
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Music for (work) : Doubles (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Takehisa Kosugi.
Content: Title, date and recording information provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original containers.
Content: Handwritten notes on original containers: "Takehisa Kosugi "Spacings" music for "Doubles" ; Tape A ; Tape B ; (15 inches/second) original master tape ; Dec. 1989 (NYC)".
Content: Accompanying paper insert: "[page 1] Content of Tapes: Tape A. #1. medium speed pattern movement, #2. constant pulsations for high tone rhythm over/lapingly [sic] followed with fast pattern later, #3. a) fast speed pattern movement, b) medium speed pattern movement ; Tape B. #1. fast speed pattern movement with tremoro (fastest panning position), #2. medium/fast lower tone pulsations which change in various directions, followed with dynamic (wooper) rhythm later ; [page 2] "Spacings" Tapes A & B, (alternatively played, partially overlapped) ; Tape A. #1. 0'00 - 7'50 (fade out) - 8'00, #2. 10'50 (fade in for 10 seconds) - 16'50 (fade out) - 17'00, #3. a) or b) 23'50 - til the end, either a) or b) played when the performance ends before 25'50. When the performance is longer than 25'50, a) must be played. ; Tape B. #1. 7'50 - 10'40 (fade out) - 10'50, #2. 16'50 (cresc./level up for 10 sec.) - til the end (tape ends at 25'20 otherwise) ; -These timings are not necessary to be very exact. -Sound levels must be adjusted when performing".
Content: Contains music for Merce Cunningham's Doubles (1984).
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: R065 (no. 1/Tape A), and, R061 (no. 2/Tape B).
Content: Soundfields of the streaming files and the archival originals are undetermined.
Content: Handwritten note taped to each original reel hub: "Baked 11/24/08 [illegible initials]".
Venue: Recorded in New York, New York, 1989 December.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: (2 audiotape reels (40 minutes total) : analog, 15 ips ; 10 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890148108
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20290999
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1e28de0-b7b8-0133-43fe-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Spacings" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c48ccbf0-b7b8-0133-e6a6-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Spacings" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c48ccbf0-b7b8-0133-e6a6-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1989). Spacings Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c48ccbf0-b7b8-0133-e6a6-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Spacings