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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07

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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07
Additional title: Banjo (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
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) (Associated name)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1955-07
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4483
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title, statement of responsibility and credits appear on screen before and after the clip.
Content: 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.
Venue: Recorded 1955 July Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (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
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  • 1955: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2020.

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

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Banjo [excerpt], 1955-07