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Ireland, David Kenneth, 1930-2009  Search this
Sound Recording
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette ; 53 min., 18 sec.
Side 01 recording includes Muslim prayer calls with occasional pauses, recorded at a distance from the source. Also included are frequent rooster crows. Side 02 includes David Ireland testing the recording equipment indoors, outdoors, and during a car ride. Also included is casual conversation with an unnamed man, and occasional throat clearing and spitting sounds. Car ride ends 00:15:37 and rest of recording is ambient sounds with frequent rooster crows without prayer calls. Recording is source material for David Ireland's installations. Notes copied from the tape: Mosque 125 Worship Sing.
David Kenneth Ireland. Ambient sounds, 198-. David Ireland Papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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David Ireland Papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005
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Archives of American Art