Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07

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Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Collwes, Brandon (Dancer)
Desjardins, Emma (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)
Mizuta, Koji (Dancer)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Toogood, Melissa (Dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)
Bryars, Gavin (Composer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Riley, Audrey (Instrumentalist)
Woodrow, James (Instrumentalist)
Eshkar, Shelley (Artist)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Artist)
Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)
Copp, Aaron (Lighting designer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (Designer)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (Costume designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2007-01-07
Table of Contents
Pre-performance curtain (6 min.) -- Biped (47 min.) -- Intermission (25 min.) -- Sounddance (15 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3641
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Biped: music (Biped) composed by Gavin Bryars and performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Audrey Riley and James Woodrow; set design by Shelley Eshkar and Paul Kaiser; costume design by Suzanne Gallo; lighting design by Aaron Copp.
Creation/production credits: Sounddance: music (Untitled 1975/1994) by David Tudor; set design by Mark Lancaster; costume design by Mark Lancaster; lighting design by Mark Lancaster and Aaron Copp.
Venue: Recorded 2007 January 7 Bayer Kulturabteilung, Leverkusen, Germany.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (93 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295830
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 043dca10-314f-0132-dcb3-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2007.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2007). Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07 Retrieved from

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Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07