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Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures: performances at Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, 1990-10-03/06

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Title
Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures: performances at Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, 1990-10-03/06
Additional title: August pace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Polarity (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Grossman, Kory (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Behrman, David (Composer)
Pugliese, Michael (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Théâtre de la ville (Paris, France) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-10-03 - 1990-10-06
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Polarity [Virtual focus / Tudor (David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 2: August Pace [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, Oct. 4: Polarity [Virtual focus / Tudor (David Tudor)] (0:00-28:52) -- August Pace [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)] (29:23-57:58) -- Pictures [Interspecies smalltalk / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)] (58:09-1:31:31) |||| Streaming file 5, [Oct 6]: Polarity [Virtual focus / Tudor (David Tudor)] |||| Streaming file 6, [Oct 6]: Recording silence (0:00-2:00) -- August Pace [Peace talks / Michael Pugliese (Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman)] (2:01-30:11) |||| Streaming file 7, [Oct 6]: Pictures [Interspecies smalltalk / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTD-A 867
Topics
Aleatory music
Computer music
Electronic and violin music
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, dates, location, and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers and performance programs.
Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Théâtre de la Ville ?; 1990 ; Polarity, Aug. Pace, Pix ; Rec. Paris a la Blo[h?]". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Paris - August Pace **** Peace Talks - CD ; Peace Talks - Good ending w/ Stinger ; The[âtre] d[e] La Ville ; 4th - Friday nite perf[ormance] ; Polarity, Aug. Pace - Pix - Great". Handwritten note on original DAT cassette no. 2: "Paris #3 10/90". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 3: "Théâtre de la Ville ; Final perf[ormance] 1990 ; Polarity*****, Peace Talks***** (NG for CD), Pictures*****".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Polarity (1990), August pace (1989), and, Pictures (1984).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: D359, D298, and, D349.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Rob Miller, Michael Pugliese, Kory Grossman, and David Tudor, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in performances at Théâtre de la Ville, Paris, France, 1990 [October 3-6]; These performance dates were obtained from the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 3 audio DAT cassettes (281 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereo
Sound quality is mostly good; the recording volumes are low for streaming files 1, 3, and 5.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897068650
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488521
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 74a5c840-b7ee-0133-b595-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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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 - 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/774229d0-b7ee-0133-8181-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/774229d0-b7ee-0133-8181-3c07547a230f

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990 - 1990). Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/774229d0-b7ee-0133-8181-3c07547a230f

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Polarity, August pace, and, Pictures