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Humpback whale sounds: near Honokahau, Hawaii, 1991-03-11/23

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Title
Humpback whale sounds: near Honokahau, Hawaii, 1991-03-11/23
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Ford, John (Recording engineer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Associated name)
Ford, John (Commentator)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-03-11
Date Captured: 1991-03-23
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1503
Topics
Dolphin sounds
Whale sounds
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Soundings: ocean diary
Genres
Field recordings
Notes
Content: Contains a copy of field recordings of Humpback whale songs and Spinner dolphin sounds interspersed with spoken recording information by recordist, John Ford. Probably recorded for use as source material in the music of Merce Cunningham's Ocean (1994).
Content: Title, locations and dates provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container and cassette.
Content: Handwritten note on original container and cassette: "Humpback song J. Ford ; A. 11Mar/91 Humpback song, Keahole PT, Hawaii ; B. -Mar/91 spinner dolphin ; 23Mar/91 -Humpback song 0.5 mi N of Honokohau [Honokahau], Kona ; Recordings © John Ford (copy)".
Original version: Copied from unidentified original recordings.
Venue: Recorded near, Keahole Point, Hawaii, 1991 March 11.
Venue: Recorded near, Honokahau, Hawaii, 1991 March 23.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (98 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; there is occasional recording "hiss" and recording levels fluctuate.
Description
Streaming file 1, Mar. 11: Humpback whale songs near Keahole Point; ca. 47:25, ends abruptly. Streaming file 2, Mar. 23: Spinner dolphin sounds; Humpback whale songs near Honokahau; ca. 47:24, ends abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 914473072
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20750199
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e6fc9230-b905-0133-920a-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created (Approximate)
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Humpback whale sounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991 - 1991. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ea71fa30-b905-0133-51f4-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Humpback whale sounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ea71fa30-b905-0133-51f4-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1991 - 1991). Humpback whale sounds Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ea71fa30-b905-0133-51f4-60f81dd2b63c

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Humpback whale sounds