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Title
Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] Scenario
Additional title: Rune (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
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 (Designer)
Kawakubo, Rei, 1942- (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1998
Table of Contents
Rune / 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3143
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-375 (former)
Genres
Dance
Video.
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham; music by Christian Wolff and Takehisa Kosugi.
Filmed in wide shot.
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.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
2 streaming video files (171 min.)
Sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16304103
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00f8a760-3140-0132-1efa-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] Scenario" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1894b6e0-3140-0132-daea-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] Scenario" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1894b6e0-3140-0132-daea-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] Scenario Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1894b6e0-3140-0132-daea-3c075448cc4b

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Rune, Garnier event I, Garnier event II, [and] Scenario