Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures: performance in Toronto, 1990-12-8

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Title
Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures: performance in Toronto, 1990-12-8
Additional title: August pace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Polarity (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Grossman, Kory (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Behrman, David (Composer)
Pugliese, Michael (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Harbourfront Centre (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-12-08
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Polarity [Virtual focus / Tudor (David Tudor)] (0:00-30:47)
Streaming file 2: August pace, performance 1 [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)]
Streaming file 3: Pictures [Interspecies smalltalk / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)]
Streaming file 4: August pace, performance 2 [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 665
Topics
Aleatory music
Computer music
Electric violin
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Percussion music
Behrman, David. Interspecies smalltalk
Pugliese, Michael. Peace talks
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Virtual focus
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT container and the performance program.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT cassette: "Toronto 4th perf[ormance]". Handwritten note on original DAT container: "Toronto #4 JAN ; Polar[ity] ; Aug[ust Pace] ; Pix [Pictures] ; NG for CD". Handwritten note on paper insert: "Polarity; Aug Pace ; Toronto ; [3rd - crossed out] + 4th perf[ormance]".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Polarity (1990), August Pace (1989), and, Pictures (1984).
Content: Sound quality is mostly good; the volume level is low in streaming file 1, there is audience applause at the end of streaming files 2 and 4, and streaming file 3 ends abruptly.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D017.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman, and David Tudor, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Premiere Dance Theatre in, Toronto, Ontario, 1990 [December 8]; [This performance date was obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust; the handwritten note on the DAT container gives the date as January, however based on evidence in the performance programs, this is likely an error].
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio DAT cassette (110 minutes) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 884522412
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20249084
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6958fdd0-b725-0133-4498-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6be00fc0-b725-0133-cfc9-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6be00fc0-b725-0133-cfc9-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990). Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6be00fc0-b725-0133-cfc9-3c07547a230f

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