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Split sides
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (Designer)
Heishman, Robert (Designer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Radiohead (Musical group) (Composer)
Sigur Rós (Musical group) (Composer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2006
Table of Contents
Split sides 45 (42 min.) -- Split sides 46 (42 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4500
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2140 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Music by Radiohead and Sigur Ros. Decor and costumes by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass.
Venue: Recorded at the PepsiCo Theatre at SUNY Purchase, New York, in 2005.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (84 min.) : sound, color
Split sides consists of two sections and has two sets of costumes, decor and music. The ordering of the elements is determined before each performance by rolling dice. This video features two full performances of Split sides with variant combinations of the elements.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 143415142
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16566870
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04443820-9e8a-0132-aa55-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 2006: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2006.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 28, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2006). Split sides Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Split sides