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Studio event no. 183

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Studio event no. 183: camera 1, tape 2
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
La Barbara, Joan, 1947- (Composer)
Armitage, Karole (Dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Ensminger, Morgan (Dancer)
Fox, Lisa (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (Dancer)
Self, Jim, 1954- (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-01-08
Table of Contents
Studio event no. 183 (20 min.) -- Studio event no. 183 (footage repeated) (13 min.) -- Studio event no. 184 (excerpts) (22 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3709
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-553 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title from original container.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Cunningham dance studio, Westbeth, New York City, Jan. 8, 1977.
Biographical/historical: Cunningham's Events are full evening presentations consisting 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 (56 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
The first part of this tape records the last 20 min. of Studio event no. 183. For the first hour of the performance, see *MGZIDF 3708. The event was filmed with multiple cameras. For a tape of the same event, taken from a different angle, see *MGZIDF 3567. The remainder of the tape contains a repeat of the same footage, and a sequence of excerpts from Studio event no. 184. For a complete tape of Studio event no. 184, see *MGZIA 5-556.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16108651
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f428200-4b49-0133-a71b-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 183" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 183" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Studio event no. 183 Retrieved from

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Studio event no. 183