Instances of silence: workset of sound recordings used in the music for Trails

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Title
Instances of silence: workset of sound recordings used in the music for Trails
Additional title: Trails (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1668
Topics
City sounds
Traffic noise
New York (N.Y.) -- Sounds
Genres
Field recordings
Sound recordings
Notes
Content: Contains a set of cassette recordings of sounds be played as components of John Cage's music for Merce Cunningham's Trails (1982).
Content: Title, location, and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassettes and information provided by the John Cage Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette no. 1: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 Blind XII LtFrt 0:00 1". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 2: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 Blind XIII RtBk 0:00 2". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 3: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 6th Ave Siren 2:30 FrRt 3". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 4: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 6th Ave 1:55 (Siren) BkLt 4". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 5: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 Taxi HiFar opp fan 3:22 5". Handwritten note on original cassette no. 6: "Trails: workset ; 1 of 5 Fan Hi/Far opp taxi 4:30 6".
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: C229 -- C234.
Venue: Recorded in New York, New York, [probably 1982?].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 6 audio cassettes (158 minutes total) : analog
Sound quality is good; streaming files 2 and 5 end abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913834430
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20731577
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf42fb80-b8ea-0133-21c3-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1982: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Instances of silence" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d04e4370-b8ea-0133-4a47-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Instances of silence" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d04e4370-b8ea-0133-4a47-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1982). Instances of silence Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d04e4370-b8ea-0133-4a47-60f81dd2b63c

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Instances of silence