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Title
For 1, 2, or 3 people: music for Tread
Additional title: Tread (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2441
Topics
Aleatory music
Modern dance music
Organ and electronic music
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Christian Wolff.
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on the original containers. All other recording information including the date, performer and instrumentation, provided by the cataloger based on audition and liner notes for The art of David Tudor, 1963-1992, c. 2013, New World Records.
Content: Handwritten note on original container and reel no. 1: "Wolff : 1, 2, or 3 > ; Reel 1 TR A & B ; 4tr Stereo ; special 60/50 Hz 3.75 ips". Handwritten note on original container and reel no. 2: "Wolff : 1, 2, or 3 > ; Reel 2 TR A & B ; 4tr Stereo ; special 60/50 Hz 3.75 ips".
Content: Contains music for Merce Cunningham's Tread (1970); the relationship between Reel 1 and Reel 2 is unidentified.
Performers: David Tudor, baroque organ, live electronics.
Venue: Likely recorded in performance with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the 1970's.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (55 minutes total) : analog, 3 3/25 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
The archival original recordings were produced at a non standard speed, 16.66% faster than 3.75 ips, for the purpose of being played in locations where the playback equipment uses a 50 Hz standard in order to compensate for pitch.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902688744
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20523337
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 599b0ec0-c334-0133-d69b-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "For 1, 2, or 3 people" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5e12f500-c334-0133-8a08-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "For 1, 2, or 3 people" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5e12f500-c334-0133-8a08-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). For 1, 2, or 3 people Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5e12f500-c334-0133-8a08-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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For 1, 2, or 3 people