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Shards, and, Pictures: performance at the Joyce Theater, 1988-03

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Title
Shards, and, Pictures: performance at the Joyce Theater, 1988-03
Additional title: Pictures (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Shards (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Miller, Rob (Robert E.) (Recording engineer)
Behrman, David (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-03-12 - 1988-03-13 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1: Shards ["Webwork" / David Tudor (Tudor)] (0:00-25:50) -- Begins abruptly, Pictures ["Interspecies smalltalk" / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)] (25:52-29:47) |||| Streaming file 2: Begins abruptly, Pictures ["Interspecies smalltalk" / David Behrman (Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese)]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1284
Topics
Aleatory music
Computer and violin music
Electronic music
Modern dance music
Musique concrète
Behrman, David. Interspecies smalltalk
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Webwork
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Content: Title, date, performers, and location provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original cassette and insert, performance program, and information provided by the Merce Cunningham Trust.
Content: Handwritten note on original cassette, side a: "David Tudor - SHARDS ; 3/88 ; Rec. by R. Miller". Side b: "Pictures 3/88 Full mix ; matinee".
Content: Handwritten insert on scratch pad paper from Hilton Hotel, Glendale: "Full mix 3/88 matinee ; Kosugi mix better. ; no silence 15'12 pt. II, 29'45" ; at. 21-22 mdw. pitches ; at. 27" scratchy sound".
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Shards (1987), and, Pictures (1984).
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C179.
Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, and David Tudor, musicians.
Venue: Recorded in a matinee performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, New York, 1988 March [12 or 13?].
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 (62 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is mostly good; streaming file 2 begins abruptly and there is a low hum throughout the recording.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 904257845
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20539404
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e66db80-b8ae-0133-55be-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1988: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Shards, and, Pictures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988 - 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82aeb910-b8ae-0133-eb2a-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Shards, and, Pictures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82aeb910-b8ae-0133-eb2a-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1988 - 1988). Shards, and, Pictures Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/82aeb910-b8ae-0133-eb2a-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Shards, and, Pictures