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

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1996
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3098
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1420 (former)
Genres
Dance
Video.
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.
The picture is dark on some parts of the tape.
Creation/production credits: Design and lighting: Marsha Skinner.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Kimberly Bartosik, Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, China Laudisio, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in Harmon Gym, the University of California at Berkeley, on Apr. 19, 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.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (91 min.)
Sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16430257
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2e78aa00-313f-0132-ce40-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Item timeline of events

  • 1996: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f8fa330-313f-0132-4dcb-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f8fa330-313f-0132-4dcb-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). Ocean Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f8fa330-313f-0132-4dcb-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Ocean