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Split sides : dress rehearsal #1, 2003-10-13

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Split sides : dress rehearsal #1, 2003-10-13
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Andrieux, Cédric (dancer.)
Bokaer, Jonah (dancer.)
Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)
Chen, Ashley (dancer.)
Cunningham, Paige (dancer.)
Farmer, Holley (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Kirschner, Mandy (dancer.)
Minato, Koji (dancer.)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (dancer.)
Squire, Daniel S (dancer.)
Steele, Jeannie K (dancer.)
Swan, Derry (dancer.)
Swinston, Robert (dancer.)
Therrien, Cheryl (dancer.)
Greenwood, Colin, 1969- (performer.)
Greenwood, Jonny (performer.)
O'Brien, Ed, 1968- (performer.)
Selway, Philip, 1967- (performer.)
Yorke, Thom (performer.)
Dyrason, Orri Pall (performer.)
Holm, Georg (performer.)
Sveinsson, Kjartan (performer.)
Heishman, Robert (designer.)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (designer.)
Hall, James (costume designer.)
Ingalls, James F (lighting designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Radiohead (Musical group) (composer.)
Sigur Rós (Musical group) (composer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20031013
Other Date: 2003.
Table of Contents
Opening announcements (2 min.) -- Section A (21 min.) -- Section B (21 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3637
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Dance rehearsals
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
This is the first of two dress rehearsals of Split sides recorded on 10/13/2003. See *MGZIDF 3638 for footage of dress rehearsal #2.
Creation/production credits: Music composed and performed by Radiohead and Sigur Rós; decor by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass; costumes by James Hall; lighting by James F. Ingalls.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Recorded 2003 October 13 Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (44 min) : sound, color
The order of each element was determined just prior to this recording with a roll of the dice (not shown). The results of those chance operations are as follows: Section A includes colored costumes, light plot 200, music by Radiohead and decor by Robert Heishman; Section B includes black & white costumes, light plot 300, music by Sigur Rós and decor by Catherine Yass.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 897054059
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488474
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46f67070-66a5-0132-a7ca-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2003: Other
  • 20031013: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Split sides : dress rehearsal #1, 2003-10-13