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Title
Tread, 1A, and, 2A
Additional title: For 1, 2, or 3 people
Additional title: Tread (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Streaming file 1 (Reel 1A): For 1, 2, or 3 people / Christian Wolff (David Tudor), ends abruptly
Streaming file 2 (Reel 2A): For 1, 2, or 3 people / Christian Wolff (David Tudor)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2445
Topics
Aleatory music
Modern dance music
Organ and electronic music
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Christian Wolff.
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on the original containers. All other recording information including the date, performer and instrumentation, provided by the cataloger based on audition and liner notes for The art of David Tudor, 1963-1992, c. 2013, New World Records.
Content: Contains music for Merce Cunningham's Tread (1970); possibly related to the recording of For 1, 2, or 3 people found on The art of David Tudor disc set. The relationship between Reel 1A and Reel 2A is unidentified.
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R040, and, one reel with no donor inventory number. Labeled as dubs, the original recordings were not included in the donated collection.
Performers: David Tudor, baroque organ, live electronics.
Venue: Likely recorded in performance with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the 1970's.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Action: Transferred from original open tape reel by the New York Public Library's Audio and Moving Image Preservation (PAMI) sound engineering staff at the Library for the Performing Arts on July 8, 2014. During transfer by NYPL, much of the tape on reel 1A (R040) contained no signal so the digital transfer of this reel was stopped short.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (50 minutes total) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono ; 7 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890142108
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20290946
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): caf7ea40-b7b7-0133-8b77-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Tread" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd13e2d0-b7b7-0133-2fc8-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Tread" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd13e2d0-b7b7-0133-2fc8-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). Tread Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd13e2d0-b7b7-0133-2fc8-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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