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Shards, and, Polarity : performance at City Center

Title
Shards, and, Polarity : performance at City Center, 1990-03.
Publication
March, 1990.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Miller, Rob (Robert E.)
  • Tudor, David, 1926-1996.
  • City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.)
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
2 streaming audio files (57 minutes total) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
  • Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Shards (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title, date, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
  • Handwritten note on original cassette, side a: "Shards ; City Center 1990 ; Rec. by RM [Rob Miller]". Side b: "Polarity 1990 City Center".
  • Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Shards (1987), and, Polarity (1990).
  • Sound quality is mostly good; streaming file 1 was recorded at a low volume.
  • Donor's inventory number: C205.
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.
Contents
  • Streaming file 1: Shards ["Webwork" / David Tudor] (0:00-26:24) -- Audience applause and recording silence (26:25-28:24)
  • Streaming file 2: Polarity ["Virtual focus" / David Tudor] (0:00-26:10) -- Audience applause and recording silence (26:11-28:19)
Call Number
*LTC-A 1277
OCLC
904457150
Title
Shards, and, Polarity : performance at City Center, 1990-03.
Production
March, 1990.
Playing Time
002824 002819
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Event
Recorded in performance at the City Center, New York, New York, 1990 March.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audiocassette (57 minutes) : analog) in *LTC-A 1277.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; two preservation files were created based on cassette sides: C205a, and, C205b NEW.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Miller, Rob (Robert E.), recording engineer.
Container of (work): Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Virtual focus.
Container of (work): Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Webwork.
City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work) : Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work) : Shards (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTC-A 1277
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