Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] ScenarioAdditional title: Rune (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Wolff, Christian, 1934- (Composer)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)Bobrowski, Krystyna (Instrumentalist)Lacy, Steve (Instrumentalist)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Caley, Thomas (Dancer)Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)Freebury, Jean (Dancer)Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)Mohr, Matthew D. (Dancer)Ogan, Banu (Dancer)Phillips, Jared (Dancer)Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)Swan, Derry (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)Johns, Jasper, 1930- (Designer)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Designer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (Designer)Kawakubo, Rei, 1942- (Designer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1998-01-06Date Created: 1998-01-07
Table of ContentsRune / performed by Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Banu Ogan, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele (30 min.) -- Garnier event I (Walkaround time) / performed by Thomas Caley, Banu Ogan, Jeannie Steele, Robert Swinston, Glen Rumsey, Cheryl Therrien, Michael Cole, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Matthew Mohr, Jared Phillps, Derry Swan (45 min.) -- Garnier event II / performed by same cast as Event I (47 min.) -- Scenario / performed by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holly Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien (49 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3143Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-375 (former)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesContent: Filmed in wide shot.Content: On-screen credits precede each piece. Paris Opera logo on screen throughout.Creation/production credits: Rune. Music by Christian Wolff. Set, lighting and costumes by Mark Lancaster.Creation/production credits: Garnier event I. Music by company musicians (Krystyna Bobrowski, Takehisa Kosugi, Christian Wolff). Decor by Jasper Johns, after Marcel Duchamp's Large glass.Creation/production credits: Garnier event II. Music by company musicians (Takehisa Kosugi, Steve Lacy, Christian Wolff). Decor by Robert Rauschenberg. Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.Creation/production credits: Scenario. Music by Takehisa Kosugi. Set and costumes by Rei Kawakubo.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holly Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité [formerly Frederic Gafner], Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Palais Garnier, Paris, France, on Jan. 6 (Rune, Event I and Scenario) and Jan. 7 (Event II), 1998.Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated. The Events performed Jan 6 and 7, 1998 both contain excerpts from Suite for five, Winterbranch, Scramble, and a sequence titled The run.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (171 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16304103Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00f8a760-3140-0132-1efa-3c075448cc4b
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