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Title
Suite for five, Split sides [and] Sounddance
Additional title: Suite for five (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Heishman, Robert (Designer)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (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)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Radiohead (Musical group) (Musician)
Sigur Rós (Musical group) (Musician)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005-10-28
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Suite for five / music by John Cage; performed by Cedric Andrieux, Lisa Boudreau, Daniel Roberts, Jeannie Steele, Andrea Weber (25 min.) -- Break and dice throwing (15 min.) -- Split sides [part I] / music by Radiohead and Sigur Ros; decor by Robert Heishman, Catherine Yass; performed by full company (25 min.) |||| Reel 2. Split sides [part II] (26 min.) -- Sounddance / music by David Tudor; decor by Mark Lancaster; performed by Cedric Andrieux, Lisa Boudreau, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber (20 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3696
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2072 (former)
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: There is a 15 min. break between the performances of Suite for five and Split sides, during which Merce Cunningham presides over the throwing of dice to determine the order of choreography, music, costumes and lighting in Split sides.
Content: There is approximately 10 min. of overlap in the recording of Split sides on reel 1 and reel 2.
Venue: Recorded in performance at Harris Theater, Columbia College, Chicago, on Oct. 28, 2005.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) (111 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 86111705
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 096b8530-66a6-0132-7d76-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2005: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite for five, Split sides [and] Sounddance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a942610-66a6-0132-d599-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite for five, Split sides [and] Sounddance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a942610-66a6-0132-d599-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Suite for five, Split sides [and] Sounddance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a942610-66a6-0132-d599-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Suite for five, Split sides [and] Sounddance