Remainder: music for TorseAdditional title: Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Amacher, Maryanne (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 2442
TopicsAleatory musicElectronic musicModern dance musicSound installations (Art)
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by Maryanne Amacher.Content: Title provided by cataloger based on typed notes on the original containers.Content: Typed note on original container no. 1: "Maryanne Amacher ; 25 minutes, 60 c/s, 1/2 track stereo ; REMAINDER. "18. ] R [ ] D [ = An afterimage. (Also used as a classifier of seeds.)* ; Band #1. O vu reference tone to establish playback level of Band #2 at -20 and -15 vu maximum. ; Band #2. 'Remainder', 25 minutes, 7 1/2 ips 60 c/s, 1/2 track stereo. -20, -15 vu should be maximum playback level. ; *Hollis Frampton, 'A Stipulation of Terms from Maternal Hopi'." Typed note on original container no. 2: "Maryanne Amacher ; 25 minutes, 50 c/s, 1/4 track stereo ; REMAINDER. "18. ] R [ ] D [ = An afterimage. (Also used as a classifier of seeds.)* ; Band #1. O vu reference tone to establish playback level of Band #2 at -20 and -15 vu maximum. ; Band #2. 'Remainder', 25 minutes, 7 1/2 ips 50 c/s, 1/4 track stereo. -20, -15 vu should be maximum playback level. ; *Hollis Frampton, 'A Stipulation of Terms from Maternal Hopi'."Content: Contains sound recordings used in the music for Merce Cunningham's Torse (1976); reel no. 2 is a low resolution copy of reel no. 1.Content: Sound quality is mostly good to fair; reel no. 2 is of lower sound quality.Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: R100 (no. 1), and, R098 (no. 2).Venue: Recorded in an unidentified location for use in performances of Torse.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 2 audiotape reel (53 minutes) : analog, (reel 1: 7 1/2 ips; reel 2: 6 1/4 ips), two track, stereo ; 7 in.Audiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (27 minutes) : analog, 6 1/4 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 7 in.The archival original reel no. 2 recording was produced at a non standard speed, 16.66% faster than 7.5 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 902688983NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20523342Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 777c5b40-c334-0133-901c-60f81dd2b63c
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