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Suite for five, Native green [and] BIPED, Mar. 15, 2006
Additional title: Suite for five (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Native green (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)
Bryars, Gavin (Composer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Costume designer)
Anastasi, William, 1933- (Designer)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Designer)
Eshkar, Shelley (Designer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Collwes, Brandon (Dancer)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (Dancer)
Desjardins, Emma (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2006
Table of Contents
Suite for five / performed by Cedric Andrieux, Lisa Boudreau, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Andrea Weber (26 min.) -- Intermission (5 min.) -- Native green / performed by Jonah Bokaer, Julie Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Rashaun Mitchell, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Squire (19 min.) -- BIPED / performed by full company (38 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3132
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2074 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
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Creation/production credits: Suite for five. Music by John Cage. Costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.
Creation/production credits: Native green. Music by John King. Decor and costumes by William Anastasi.
Creation/production credits: BIPED. Music by Gavin Bryars. Decor by Paul Kaiser, Shelley Eshkar. Lighting by Aaron Copp. Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Brandon A. Collwes, Julie Cunningham, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Minato, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Squire, Andrea Weber.
Venue: Recorded in performance at Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, Mar. 15, 2006.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (94 min.) : sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 86111849
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529456
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62311e20-6460-0132-9a48-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite for five, Native green [and] BIPED" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2006.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Suite for five, Native green [and] BIPED" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019.

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Suite for five, Native green [and] BIPED