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Musical notation

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

E x E / Elisabetta Gut., 1997

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Identifier: CC-37629-39486
Scope and Contents

The brochures and some of the cards are exhibition announcements and catalogues. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

E x E / Elisabetta Gut., 1997

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Identifier: CC-37629-39486
Scope and Contents

The brochures and some of the cards are exhibition announcements and catalogues. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Ecrits Matiere d'Artistes --Incidences: R.A.S.. No.2/Suppl / Giney Ayme., 1994

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Identifier: CC-27523-28582
Scope and Contents

This booklet was one of six published as a supplement to Incidences No.2 that commemorated exhibitions sponsored by ARTCI-BLE in Montpellier, France 1994-1995. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Ecrits Matiere d'Artistes --Incidences: [Untitled]. No.2/Suppl / Salvatore Puglia., 1994

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Identifier: CC-27522-28581
Scope and Contents

This booklet was one of six published as a supplement to Incidences No.2 that commemorated exhibitions sponsored by ARTCI-BLE in Montpellier, France 1994-1995. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Els Entra-I-Surts Del Poeta: Poemes Publics, 5 / Brossa, Joan., 1987

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Identifier: CC-22433-22857
Scope and Contents

Originally published in 1973, fifth of seven books covers Brossa's work for the period 1969-1975. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

Grapefruit, 1970

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Identifier: CC-05109-5208
Scope and Contents

This American edition does not contain the three introductory and one afterword facsimile, pen drawings by John Lennon, which appeared in the Sackner copy of the British edition. Ono documents a performance work, "Breath Piece," as follows: "Breathe. First performed at Wesleyan University, Conn., U.S.A., in 1966. A large card with small lettering saying "breathe" was passed three times among the audience." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

Grapefruit / Ono, Yoko., 1970

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Identifier: CC-05110-5209
Scope and Contents

The Sackner copy of the British edition contains three introductory and one afterword facsimile pen drawings by John Lennon that are not included in the American edition. Ono documents a performance work, "Breath Piece," as follows: "Breathe. First performed at Wesleyan University, Conn., U.S.A., in 1966. A large card with small lettering saying "breathe" was passed three times among the audience." In the introduction to this British first edition, there is a calligraphic text that states "Hi! My name is John Lennon I'd like you to meet Yoko Ono." This is offset printed in the American edition that is also held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

Gutbucket: Homage to Mezz Mezzrow / Jack A. Hirschman., 1989

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Identifier: CC-08630-8802
Scope and Contents

In a letter to the Sackners of September, 1989, Hirschman remarked, "Gutbucket is of course 30's sound for an earthy kind of jazz sound....[Mess Mezzrow] was a Russian Jewish musician. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

happy fuck a llama day - the foghorns of the barges / levy, d.a.., 1965

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Identifier: CC-33537-35187
Scope and Contents

The image accompanying this poem is an abstraction of a barge (on the Cayuga river flowing through Cleveland) with musical notes eminating from its foghorn. The poem refers to the fact that the river caught on fire because of heavy pollution near the time the poem was written. The title of the poem is "the foghorns of the barges" and reads, sing to me mournful - sing to me mad - sing to me mist and magic - and everyone else as the city sneaks out of the haze - we laugh and throw firecrackers at it." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1965

Homage to Throbbing Gristle / Rushmer, David., 1993

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Identifier: CC-03645-3710
Scope and Contents

According to Rushmer, the poems in this book are conceived of as visual sounds. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

Imaginary Music / Johnson, Tom., 1978

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Identifier: CC-37390-39243
Scope and Contents

This is the third printing of the book that was first published in 1974. Some of the scores have the appearance of concrete poetry except musical notes substitute for words. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978