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Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news

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Title
Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)
Howell, Chauncey (Presenter)
Acme Dance Company (Host)
NBC Television Network (Broadcaster)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-11-21
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2349
Topics
Cunningham, Merce
Choreography
Genres
Television programs
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger based on audition and typed note on original container.
Content: An audio cut of a short news clip about dance in New York, by news reporter Chauncey Howell, that features the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the Acme Dance Company. Aired November 21, 1975 on NBC Television Network.
Content: Typed note on original container: "Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; NBCTV (Sound) November 21, 1975 ; 2 Cuts: ; Speed 7 1/2".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: R078.
Venue: Broadcast on NBCTV, New York, New York, 1975 November 21.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (12 minutes) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track, mono ; 5 in. rewound onto an archival 7 in. reel
Description
(0:00-4:10) Cut 1: Unidentified NBC announcer introduces a segment on dance in New York; reporter Chauncey Howell introduces Merce Cunningham and his [Merce Cunningham Dance] Company while Cunningham's voice in rehearsal is audible in the background; Merce Cunningham gives a short statement on his choreography; Howell introduces Jamie Cunningham's Acme Dance Company; an excerpt of the song Big spender plays as Howell names the dancers onscreen and describes the storyline of the dance shown. (4:15-8:19) Cut 2: Exact copy of Cut 1.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 880674431
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20211234
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78134fa0-b3fa-0133-e013-3c07547a230f
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a860570-b3fa-0133-03f0-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a860570-b3fa-0133-03f0-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1975). Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a860570-b3fa-0133-03f0-3c07547a230f

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Acme Dance Company clip on NBC Television news