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Ocean: rehearsal, June 27, 1996

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Title
Ocean: rehearsal, June 27, 1996
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Diamond, Emma (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Laudisio, China (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew. (Dancer)
Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Weaver, Jenifer (Dancer)
Cage, John (Conceptor)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-06-27
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2929
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2009 (former)
Topics
Rehearsals
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on a conception of John Cage.
Content: Filmed in wide shot.
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 27, 1996.
Biographical/historical: Ocean was originally conceived by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, based on the writings of James Joyce. It was completed after Cage's death with music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on Cage's ideas. It premiered at the Cirque Royal, Belgium, May 18, 1994.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (95 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
The rehearsal of Ocean lasts approximately 90 min. The remainder of the video features footage of the musicians who performed the score for Ocean, and Merce Cunningham giving comments to the dancers.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16443956
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 002961c0-e875-0131-6588-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02f3e9d0-e875-0131-be1e-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02f3e9d0-e875-0131-be1e-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Ocean Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02f3e9d0-e875-0131-be1e-3c075448cc4b

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Ocean