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Upton Gallery Music.

Title
Upton Gallery Music.
Publication
1968

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Cage, John.
  • Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
1 streaming audio file (31 minutes) : digital, stereo
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subject
  • Modern dance music
  • Musique concrète
  • Player piano music
Note
  • Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on the original container and reel hub.
  • Handwritten notes on the original container and the reel hub: "Upton Gallery Music (1968) ; 7.5 IPS Quarter track Stereo ; Property of Cunningham Dance Foundation". Handwritten note on the spine of the original container: "Upton Gallery Music ; Feb-Mar 1969". Handwritten note on the leader tape of the original reel: "Upton Gallery Music (1968) ; 7.5 Quarter-track Stereo ; property of Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. (music by Ashley, Behrman, Cage, Mumma, Nancarrow)".
  • Contains recording excerpts, played simultaneously, from several compositions for Merce Cunningham's dances, including Conlon Nancarrow's Rhythm studies for player piano, for Cunningham's Crises (1960), and John Cage's Variations V, for Cunningham's Variations V (1965). Other excerpts of works, and the overall composer for this recording, are unidentified.
  • Sound quality is fair; the volume levels of the recording are uneven.
  • Donor's inventory number: R112.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Source (note)
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Call Number
*LT-7-A 2428
OCLC
881293022
Title
Upton Gallery Music.
Production
1968
Playing Time
003101
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiotape reel
online resource
Event
Recorded in an unidentified location and context in 1968.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audiotape reel (32 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 7 in.) in *LT-7-A 2428.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original open tape reel by the New York Public Library's Audio and Moving Image Preservation (PAMI) sound engineering staff at the Library for the Performing Arts on February 18, 2014.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Container of (work): Cage, John. Variations, no. 5.
Container of (work): Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997. Studies, player piano. Selections.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LT-7-A 2428
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