Backstage at the Paris Opera: Garnier event II [excerpt], 1998 January 17 & 18

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Title
Backstage at the Paris Opera: Garnier event II [excerpt], 1998 January 17 & 18
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Names
Cunningham, 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.)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19980117
Date Captured: 19980118
Other Date: 1998.
Table of Contents
Garnier event II (15 min.) -- Bénédicte [Pesle] & Arlette's home (14 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1768
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Music
Video
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (30 min) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897053350
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488462
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b381330-66ad-0132-e87f-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1998: Other
  • 19980117: Captured (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Backstage at the Paris Opera" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8cfbd620-66ad-0132-ff8f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Backstage at the Paris Opera" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8cfbd620-66ad-0132-ff8f-3c075448cc4b

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Backstage at the Paris Opera