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Doubles A & B: [rehearsals]

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Doubles A & B: [rehearsals]
Additional title: Doubles (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Friedman, Lise (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Walker, Megan (Dancer)
Quinn, Susan (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Table of Contents
Doubles A / rehearsed by Louise Burns, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Neil Greenberg, Rob Remley, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young (24min.) -- Doubles B / rehearsed by Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Swinston and others (26 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1980
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1438 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Note on original container: Doubles A&B, stage left.
Content: Unrelated footage taped from television appears at 24 min. into the video (approx. 2 min.) and at 50 min. into the video (approx. 7 min.) Presumably the original tape was reused to record the rehearsal.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 1984.
Biographical/historical: Doubles premiered June 28, 1984 in Durham, N.C., with a musical score by Takehisa Kosugi. Pictures premiered Mar 6., 1984 in New York City, with a musical score by David Behrmann.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (51 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
This video features studio run-throughs of Doubles, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16470163
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1e3a9e0-b2b9-0131-e6c3-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1984: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doubles A & B" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doubles A & B" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Doubles A & B Retrieved from

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Doubles A & B