Quartet [and] Coast zone: [rehearsals]

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Additional title: Quartet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Coast zone (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Dancer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Emery, Susan (Dancer)
Friedman, Lise (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Lazaroff, Judy (Dancer)
Lennon, Joseph (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983
Table of Contents
Quartet / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Merce Cunningham, Susan Emery, Judy Lazaroff, Rob Remley (17 min.) -- Coast zone / rehearsed by Louise Burns, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Judy Lazaroff, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Robert Swinston, and others (26 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1971
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1424 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, 1983.
Biographical/historical: Quartet premiered Oct. 27, 1982, with a musical score by David Tudor. Coast zone was originally made as a film dance in Jan. 1983, with music by Larry Austin; a stage version premiered Mar. 1983.
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Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (46 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
This video features two studio run-throughs.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16430245
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83cdd900-b2b9-0131-314b-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1983: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quartet [and] Coast zone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84bad520-b2b9-0131-17b7-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quartet [and] Coast zone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84bad520-b2b9-0131-17b7-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Quartet [and] Coast zone Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84bad520-b2b9-0131-17b7-3c075448cc4b

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Quartet [and] Coast zone