Second week of January: recordings of music for Signals, Kosugi A, BAdditional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Recording engineer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)Cage, John (Composer)Kyōto Kaikan (Kyōto, Japan) (Associated name)White Oak Dance Project (Associated name)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1994-01-20
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1: [Second week of January], performance A / Takehisa Kosugi (Kosugi, [violin]) (1:58-32:05) |||| Streaming file 2: [Second week of January], performance B / Takehisa Kosugi (Kosugi, [electric violin]) (2:00-32:11)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 735
TopicsAleatory musicElectric violin musicModern dance musicViolin musicCage, John. First week of June
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by Takehisa Kosugi.Content: Contains master tapes of pre-recorded music to be used for the White Oak Dance Project's performances of Merce Cunningham's Signals (1970). Second week of January was commissioned by the White Oak Dance Project, and the pre-recorded tapes of each composer were meant to be mixed in real-time for the performances by "the White Oak audio engineer...using the source material provided by the Cunningham musicians". The Second week of January is based on the initial concept by John Cage for Signals, titled the First week of June, a collaboration with composers Gordon Mumma and David Tudor.Content: Title, date, location, and performer provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers; further information obtained online from the David Tudor Pages, http://davidtudor.org/Works/january.html, accessed on September 3, 2014.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Studio: Kyoto Kaikan Dai-Ni Hall, Japan ; Client: CDF ; Program: Kosugi Signals Perf. A, Left channel only ; Music for Signals ; Date/Time: 1/20/94 ; Engineer: J.D.S.A. ; Source: LIVE. Cassette sticker: Original Master ". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Studio: Kyoto Kaikan Dai-Ni Hall, Japan ; Client: CDF ; Program: Kosugi Signals Perf. B, L channel only ; Music for Signals ; Date/Time: 1/20/94 ; Engineer: J.D.S.A. ; Source: LIVE. Cassette sticker: Original Master ".Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D150, and, D149.Performers: Takehisa Kosugi, violin and electric violin.Venue: Recorded at the Kyōto Kaikan, Dai-Ni Hall in, Kyōto, Japan, 1994 January 20.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audio DAT cassettes (72 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is good; there is recording silence at the beginning and end of both streaming files.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897514695NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20492059Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9749d70-b823-0133-c8a2-60f81dd2b63c
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