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Telephones and birds: birdsong recordings , 1976-12-31

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Title
Telephones and birds: birdsong recordings , 1976-12-31
Additional title: Travelogue (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cage, John (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976-12-31
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2430
Topics
Birdsongs
Nature sounds
Genres
Field recordings
Sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by John Cage.
Content: Title and date provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original containers and audition.
Content: Handwritten note on original container no. 1: "Birds and Telephones I ; Cage, Travelogue, # 1 ; 31-12-76 ; Tudor". Handwritten note on original container no. 2: "[Birds and Telephones II - crossed out] Telephones and Birds ; Cage, Travelogue, # 2 ; 31-12-76 ; Kosugi". Handwritten note on original container no. 3: "Birds and Telephones III ; Full track master (original) 7 1/2 ips ; 31-12-76 ; III copy - 50 Hz version 1/4 tr stereo".
Content: Contains birdsong recordings used as part of the music for Merce Cunningham's Travelogue (1977), including the verbal introductions for the bird calls by an unidentified speaker.
Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: R041 - R043.
Venue: Recorded in an unknown location, 1976 December 31.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 3 audiotape reels (26 minutes total) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 5 in. rewound onto archival 7 in. reels
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890150807
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20291005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3620640-b7b8-0133-0c91-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Telephones and birds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6152470-b7b8-0133-c6d4-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Telephones and birds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6152470-b7b8-0133-c6d4-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1976). Telephones and birds Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6152470-b7b8-0133-c6d4-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Telephones and birds