History matters: 1950s, lecture-demonstration and panel discussionAdditional title: Totem ancestor (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Suite for five (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Summerspace (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Rune (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Cunningham, Merce (Panelist)Behrman, David (Panelist)Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (Panelist)Madoff, Daniel (Dancer)Berger, Alexandra (Dancer)Scott, Jamie (Dancer)Toogood, Melissa (Dancer)Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Mizuta, Koji (Dancer)Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)Collwes, Brandon (Dancer)Desjardins, Emma (Dancer)Mitchell, Rashaun (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)Cunningham Repertory Understudy Group (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2007-02-12
Table of ContentsReel 1: Dance excerpts (33 min.) -- Panel discussion (28 min.) |||| Reel 2: Audience Q session (13 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3744
TopicsModern danceTeaching demonstrations
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesPanel discussionsLectures
NotesContent: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label.Performers: Panelists include David Vaughan, David Behrman, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham.Venue: Recorded 2007 February 12 Merce Cunningham Dance Studio at Westbeth, New York, NY.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (MiniDV) (74 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionCompany archivist David Vaughan describes this series, organized by Robert Swinston, as a "living archival presentation" of Merce Cunningham's choreography. This program focuses on Cunningham's work from the 1950s and features excerpts of Totem Ancestor, Septet, Suite for Five, Summerspace and Rune performed by MCDC and RUGs dancers. Each performance is followed by a panel discussion featuring David Behrman, Carolyn Brown and Merce Cunningham. For other videos in this series, see *MGZIDF 3745, *MGZIDF 3746, *MGZIDF 3748 and *MGZIDF 3749.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 905872688NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20590365Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7406ed30-4b4a-0133-05fb-60f81dd2b63c
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