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Shards, and, Polarity: performance at City Center, 1990-03

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Title
Shards, and, Polarity: performance at City Center, 1990-03
Additional title: Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Shards (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
City Center of Music and Drama (New York, N. Y.) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-03
Table of 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)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1277
Topics
Aleatory music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Virtual focus
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Webwork
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten note on original cassette and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette, side a: "Shards ; City Center 1990 ; Rec. by RM [Rob Miller]". Side b: "Polarity 1990 City Center".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Shards (1987), and, Polarity (1990).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C205.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the City Center, New York, New York, 1990 March.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (57 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; streaming file 1 was recorded at a low volume.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 904457150
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20547415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a4598c0-b8b1-0133-50e0-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Shards, and, Polarity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3da9baf0-b8b1-0133-393e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Shards, and, Polarity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3da9baf0-b8b1-0133-393e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990). Shards, and, Polarity Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3da9baf0-b8b1-0133-393e-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Shards, and, Polarity