2 Sounds: music for Winterbranch

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Title
2 Sounds: music for Winterbranch
Additional title: Winterbranch (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Young, La Monte (Composer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2413
Topics
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by La Monte Young.
Content: Title, date and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original container.
Content: Handwritten note on original container and reel: "Winterbranch : La Monte Young ; special 60/50 Hz 7.5 ips ; QTRTRK Stereo".
Content: Contains the sound element to be played for performances of Merce Cunningham's Winterbranch (1964). According to David Vaughan's book, Merce Cunningham: 50 Years (Aperture: New York, 1997), the dance begins in silence for several minutes and then the sound element is played.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R080.
Venue: Recorded in an unidentified location, [1960].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (12 minutes) : analog, 6 1/4 ips, quarter track, binaural ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Sound quality is mostly good; recording ends abruptly.
Description
This recording contains the complete sound element consisting of the pre-recorded low sound track and pre-recorded high sound track being played simultaneously.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902688396
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20523336
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1be19de0-c334-0133-fd28-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "2 Sounds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/201523a0-c334-0133-ef6a-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "2 Sounds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/201523a0-c334-0133-ef6a-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960). 2 Sounds Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/201523a0-c334-0133-ef6a-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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2 Sounds