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Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives

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Title
Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives
Names
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Commentator)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (Commentator)
Cernovich, Nicola (Commentator)
Farber, Viola (Commentator)
Russell Sage College (Event place)
Dance Critics Association (U.S.) (Sponsor)
Collection

Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-10-10
Table of Contents
Program begins approx. 12 min. into tape. Conversation among David Vaughan, archivist of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; Carolyn Brown and Viola Farber, founding members of the company; and Nikola Cernovitch and other audience members. Topics include first contacts with Cunningham; Cunningham as dancer, teacher, and choreographer; anecdotes of life at Black Mountain College; and observations of various works by Cunningham, among them Suite by chance, Untitled solo, Banjo, Collage, Dime a dance, Septet, Pairs, and Summerspace. Individuals mentioned during the course of the conversation include John Cage, David Tudor, Paul Taylor, Remy Charlip, and others.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5389
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-1727 cassette 7 (former)
Topics
Cunningham, Merce
Cage, John
Tudor, David, 1926-1996
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018
Charlip, Remy
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
Suite by chance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Untitled solo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Banjo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Collage (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Dime a dance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Summerspace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives (1993 : Russell Sage College)
Genres
Panel discussions
Notes
Content: Part of an eight-cassette documentation of a symposium held at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York, from October 9-10, 1993. Sponsored by Russell Sage College and the Dance Critics Association. Cassette 7 was recorded on October 10, 1993.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (75 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946051062-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175944
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ee42d50-792a-0134-8ef0-00505686a51c
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  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6b5ff70-aa1f-0133-bd21-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6b5ff70-aa1f-0133-bd21-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6b5ff70-aa1f-0133-bd21-60f81dd2b63c

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Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties