Peace talks: folk music source materialAdditional title: August pace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Pugliese, Michael (Associated name)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1989
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1220
TopicsFolk music -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)Folk music -- CambodiaFolk music -- EthiopiaFolk music -- IndiaFolk music -- MoroccoFolk music -- New GuineaMusic -- China -- Tibet Autonomous RegionPugliese, Michael. Peace talks
NotesContent: Contains folk music recordings used as source material in the music for Merce Cunningham's August pace (1989). Some of the songs were likely dubbed from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassette and container, and audition.Content: Handwritten note on original cassette: "Peace Talks - Source mat. on side A". Handwritten note on original container: "1) Bagana [begena] - Jew harp + voice Ethiopia ; 2) Itanembe[?] Africa, African unity drum song - Ethiopia ; 3) Nuer wire-strung harp - Ethiopia 4) Phlom sneng animal horn solo - Cambodia ; 5) Rabam Kragoak - Cambodia ; 6) Gambang suling - Bali (Gamelan) ; 7) Gnawa Dancers (Morocco) iron cymbals ; 8) Ahouache [dance] from Tata, 6 [illegible - bendir?] drums (Morocco) ; 9) Poril demon chants (New Guinea) ; 10) Karsan[?] - clan god festival music (India) mendhi[?] drum + log dr.[um] ; 11) Dito Endana - stilt dance, Kundi + Parai drums ; 12) Hill Maria dance, dabka frame drum w/ stick - 2 pieces ; 13) cymbal solo - Tibet". Handwritten sticker affixed to original container: "August Pace".Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C015.Venue: Recorded in unidentified locations.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (25 minutes) : analogSound quality is good.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 902642336NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20522318Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3824d60-b837-0133-4cf3-60f81dd2b63c
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