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Sextet for seven, and, Four³ : music for Quartet, and, Beachbirds.

Title
Sextet for seven, and, Four³ : music for Quartet, and, Beachbirds.
Publication
[probably early 1990s?].

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Cage, John.
  • Tudor, David, 1926-1996.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Found In
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Description
2 streaming audio files (49 minutes total) : digital, stereo
Uniform Title
  • Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Quartet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Live sound recordings.
  • Modern dance music.
  • Musique concrète.
Note
  • Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Quartet (1982), and, Beachbirds (1991).
  • Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette, audition, and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
  • Handwritten note on original cassette [side 1]: "Quartet". Handwritten note on original cassette [side 2]: "Beach Birds".
  • Sound quality is mostly good; the dancers' footsteps are audible throughout the recordings.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in unidentified performances.
Source (note)
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Contents
  • Streaming file 1 [side 1]: Quartet ["Sextet for seven" / David Tudor] (0:00-18:13) -- Audience applause (18:14-20:24)
  • Streaming file 2 [side 2]: Beach birds ["Four³" / John Cage] (0:00-26:56) -- Audience applause (26:57-27:53)
Call Number
*LTC-A 1520
OCLC
933582104
Title
Sextet for seven, and, Four³ : music for Quartet, and, Beachbirds.
Production
[probably early 1990s?].
Playing Time
002024 002753
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Event
Recorded in unidentified performances.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio cassette (49 minutes) : analog) in *LTC-A 1520.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Local Note
Transferred from original analog cassette by George Blood Audio on March 26, 2015; two preservation files were created based on the cassette sides.
Source
Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Container of (work): Cage, John. Four³.
Container of (work): Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Sextet for seven.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, donor.
Added Title
Music for (work) : Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Music for (work) : Quartet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Research Call Number
*LTC-A 1520
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