Grand Central dances: Merce Cunningham segment, 1987Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation CollectionAdditional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (choreographer.)Cunningham, Merce (dancer.)Barrow, Helen (dancer.)Finlayson, Victoria (dancer.)Good, Alan (dancer.)Kerr, Catherine (dancer.)Komar, Chris (dancer.)Kulick, David (dancer.)Lent, Patricia (dancer.)McGoldrick, Larissa (dancer.)O'Connor, Dennis (dancer.)Radford, Karen, 1957- (dancer.)Remley, Rob (dancer.)Santimyer, Kristy (dancer.)Swinston, Robert (dancer.)Teitelbaum, Carol (dancer.)Cage, John (composer.)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (instrumentalist.)Pugliese, Michael (instrumentalist.)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (instrumentalist.)Mintz, Gary (lighting designer.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 1987Other Date: 1987.
Table of ContentsStreet performers at Washington Square Park (7 min.) -- Grand Central Event (11 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3581
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceMusicVideoFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.Event starts 7 min. into video. The Event is preceded by footage of unidentified street performers in Washington Square Park, NYC.Original container and corresponding digital file are misdated 7/23/1988. Other documentation suggests this Event took place on 10/9 or 10/10 of 1987.Perhaps 7/23/1988 refers to Washington Square Park footage?Creation/production credits: Music composed by John Cage and performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese and David Tudor; lighting design by Gary Mintz.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Merce Cunningham, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Dennis O'Connor, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum.Venue: Recorded 1987 Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY.System details: Streaming video.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (18 min) : sound, color
DescriptionThis is footage from a segment of a documentary on Grand Central Dances. See *MGZIC 9-3494 for full documentary.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 892928294NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20313161Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80a93aa0-6461-0132-1403-3c075448cc4b
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