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Battery Park event: rehearsal and show clips
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Behrman, David (Composer)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)
Lewis, George, 1943- (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Marina (Composer)
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 (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005-09-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3694
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2069 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: V.P.M. DVD and corresponding digital file are dated (possibly misdated) 9/16/2005.
Creation/production credits: Lighting design: Megan Byrne. Costume design: James Hall.
Venue: Recorded in performance in Battery Park, New York City, on Sept. 9, 2005.
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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (24 min.) : sound, color
This video features footage of rehearsal, set up and performance of an outdoor Event in Battery Park.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529440
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51f51800-3152-0132-c1b6-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Battery Park event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Battery Park event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). Battery Park event Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Battery Park event