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Title
Tread, 1AB and 2AB
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)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2387
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.
Content: The archival original no. 2 was originally included with the moving image materials for Tread, 1970; streaming file at: http://link.nypl.org/M3xmQEsrSZemf0q2EXEttw_.
Performers: David Tudor, baroque organ, live electronics.
Venue: Likely recorded in unidentified rehearsals and/or performances with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the early 1970's.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (57 minutes) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (25 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, stereo ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Sound quality is mostly good; there is recording hiss overall, and all of the streaming files end abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890142223
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20290949
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee546d70-b7b7-0133-d0ee-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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/f02c8b70-b7b7-0133-9b18-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Tread" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f02c8b70-b7b7-0133-9b18-3c07547a230f

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/f02c8b70-b7b7-0133-9b18-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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