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RainForest [and] Eleven
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Eleven (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Designer)
Anastasi, William, 1933- (Designer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
McGoldrick, Larissa (Dancer)
O'Connor, Dennis. (Dancer)
Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)
Ashley, Robert, 1930- (Composer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Pugliese, Michael (Instrumentalist)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-07-20
Table of Contents
RainForest / performed by Helen Barrow, Chris Komar, Robert Swinston, Alan Good, Patricia Lent, Carol Teitelbaum (22 min.) -- Eleven / performed by Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Dennis O'Connor, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum (29 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3147
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-353 (former)
Modern dance
RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Eleven (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Filmed in wide shot.
Creation/production credits: RainForest. Music by David Tudor, performed by Tudor and Takehisa Kosugi. Scenery, costumes and lighting by Andy Warhol.
Creation/production credits: Eleven. Music by Robert Ashley (Problems in the flying saucer), performed by Takehisa Kosugi and Michael Pugliese. Scenery and lighting by William Anastasi.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the American Dance Festival, Page Auditorium, Duke University, N.C., on July 23, 1988.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16295828
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdd3bd00-e880-0131-5952-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1988: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest [and] Eleven" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest [and] Eleven" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). RainForest [and] Eleven Retrieved from

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RainForest [and] Eleven