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Title
Mesa: music for Place
Additional title: Place (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Mumma, Gordon, 1935- (Instrumentalist)
Mumma, Gordon, 1935- (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Instrumentalist)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1966-11-09
Date Created: 1968-07-08
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2407
Topics
Bandoneon and electronic music
Modern dance music
Genres
Music
Live sound recordings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: music by Gordon Mumma.
Content: Title, dates, locations and performers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on the original container and a note card insert.
Content: Handwritten note on original container: "Mesa > ; special 60/50 Hz 7.5 ips ; QTRTRK St".
Content: Accompanying note card insert, handwritten: "Gordon Mumma: Mesa (1966) (PLACE) ; Special Tape ; Quarter track Stereo, 7.5 ips (19 cm/sec) ; For playback on 60 Hz machines at 50 Hz cyclage ; David Tudor, bandoneon / Gordon Mumma, cybersonics ; includes: Place extension closing from the Theatre de Champs Elysees performance of 9 November 1966. ; Dub at Boulder, Colo. on UHER 4400 from Viking 86, 8 July 1968."
Content: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Place (1966).
Performers: David Tudor, bandoneon, and Gordon Mumma, cybersonics.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Theatre de Champs Elysees in, Paris, France, 1966 November 11.
Venue: Copied in, Boulder, Colorado, 1968 July 8.
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 (25 minutes) : analog, 6 1/4 ips, quarter track, stereo ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Sound quality is mostly good; recording ends abruptly.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902688628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20523340
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdb568e0-c333-0133-d9ed-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1966: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Mesa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966 - 1968. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f56ce850-c333-0133-dfcd-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Mesa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 2, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f56ce850-c333-0133-dfcd-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1966 - 1968). Mesa Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f56ce850-c333-0133-dfcd-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Mesa