Rondo, MinEvent, [and] SounddanceAdditional title: Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Cage, John (Composer)Behrman, David (Instrumentalist)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Instrumentalist)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Caley, Thomas (Dancer)Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)Freebury, Jean (Dancer)Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)Laudisio, China (Dancer)Mohr, Matthew D. (Dancer)Ogan, Banu (Dancer)Phillips, Jared (Dancer)Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)Swan, Derry (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Designer)Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (Designer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-07-12
Table of ContentsRondo / performed by Lisa Boudreau, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Glen Rumsey, Maydelle Breceda, China Laudisio, Jeannie Steele, Thomas Caley, Matthew Mohr, Derry Swan, Michael Cole, Banu Ogan, Robert Swinston, Jean Freebury, Jared Phillips, Cheryl Therrien (32 min.) -- MinEvent / performed by same cast as Rondo (32 min.) -- Sounddance / performed by Robert Swinston, Jeannie Steele, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Thomas Caley, Jean Freebury, Banu Ogan, Michael Cole, Glen Rumsey, Cheryl Therrien, China Laudisio (20 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3107Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-373 (former)
TopicsModern danceRondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesContent: Filmed in close shot.Creation/production credits: Rondo. Music by John Cage (Four 6). Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.Creation/production credits: MinEvent. Music performed by David Berhman, Takehisa Kosugi, and Jim O'Rourke. Set and costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.Creation/production credits: Sounddance. Music by David Tudor. Design by Mark Lancaster.Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Mass., on July 2, 1997.Biographical/historical: MinEvents, shortened versions of Merce Cunningham's full-evening Events, began appearing in the company's repertory in 1995. Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated. The MinEvent performed at Jacob's Pillow on July 2, 1997 included excerpts from Points in space, Aeon, Changing steps, Fabrications, and Squaregame.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (84 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16298374Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d593af30-313f-0132-c2a2-3c075448cc4b
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