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Beach birds: [TV coverage and] dress rehearsal

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Title
Beach birds: [TV coverage and] dress rehearsal
Additional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
McGoldrick, Larissa (Dancer)
Sanderson, Randall (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)
Weaver, Jenifer (Dancer)
Skinner, Marsha (Costume designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Schweizer Fernsehen DRS
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3152
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1360 (former)
Topics
Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genres
Television.
Dance
Video.
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.
The picture is unstable.
Creation/production credits: Costumes by Marsha Skinner.
Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, David Kulick, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver.
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal at the James Joyce/John Cage Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20, 1991. Television segment broadcast on Schweizer Fernsehen, June 20, 1991.
Language: In German.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (33 min.)
Sd., col.
Description
The first three minutes of the video features a television report in German about Merce Cunningham and John Cage's collaboration Beach birds, which premiered June 20, 1991 at the James Joyce/John Cage festival. The remainder of the video features unedited footage of a dress rehearsal for Beach birds and musicians performing the score.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16413416
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5dfed5b0-e881-0131-c0e4-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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  • 1991: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/64b47bf0-e881-0131-41af-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beach birds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/64b47bf0-e881-0131-41af-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Beach birds Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/64b47bf0-e881-0131-41af-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Beach birds