Backstage at the Paris Opera: Garnier event II [excerpt], 1998 January 17 & 18Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation CollectionAdditional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
NamesCunningham, Merce (choreographer.)Cunningham, Merce (speaker.)Richard, Donna (videographer.)Vaughan, David (speaker.)Pesle, Bénédicte (host.)Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)Caley, Thomas (dancer.)Cole, Michael Eugene (dancer.)Farmer, Holley (dancer.)Fason, Maydelle (dancer.)Freebury, Jean (dancer.)Gafner, Frédéric (dancer.)Mohr, Matthew (dancer.)Ogan, Banu (dancer.)Phillips, Jared (dancer.)Rumsey, Glen (dancer.)Steele, Jeannie K (dancer.)Swan, Derry (dancer.)Swinston, Robert (dancer.)Therrien, Cheryl (dancer.)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (composer.)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (instrumentalist.)Lacy, Steve (composer.)Lacy, Steve (instrumentalist.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19980117Date Captured: 19980118Other Date: 1998.
Table of ContentsGarnier event II (15 min.) -- Bénédicte [Pesle] & Arlette's home (14 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1768
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceMusicVideoFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.Footage of Garnier event II shot from backstage with a hand-held camera by company director Donna Richard.This is Foofwa d'Imobilité's last performance.Both David Vaughan and Merce Cunningham speak at Bénédicte [Pesle] and Arlette's home. Cunningham is barely audible.Creation/production credits: Music composed and performed by Takehisa Kosugi and Steve Lacy; decor (from Points in space) by William Anastasi; costumes by Suzanne Gallo; lighting by David Covey.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holly Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité (Frédéric Gafner), Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.Venue: Recorded 1998 January 17 & 18 Paris Opera & Bénédicte [Pesle] and Arlette's home, Paris, France.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 (30 min) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897053350NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488462Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b381330-66ad-0132-e87f-3c075448cc4b
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