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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07

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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Banjo (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Cunningham, Merce (dancer.)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (dancer.)
Preger-Simon, Marianne (dancer.)
Dencks, Anita (dancer.)
Farber, Viola (dancer.)
Charlip, Remy (dancer.)
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 (composer.)
Lynn, Carol, 1893-1987 (videographer.)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, (1955)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 195507--
Other Date: 1955.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4483
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits appear on screen before and after the clip.
Music added in 2007; see *MGZIA 4-4534 for silent 16mm footage of this performance.
Creation/production credits: Music (Le Banjo, Op. 15) by Louis Moreau Gottschalk; filmed by Carol Lynn.
Performers: Performed by Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Marianne Preger, Anita Dencks, Viola Farber and Remy Charlip.
Venue: Recorded 1955 July Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts.
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 (1 min) : sound, black & white
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 897368027
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20490307
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a152f150-66ae-0132-e9fa-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

  • 1955: Other
  • 195507: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07