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Additional title: On the way (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Lucier, Alvin (Composer)
Noble, Alastair (Designer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9652
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4882 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography and performance by Manuel Alum ; music by Alvin Lucier (Still and moving lines of silence).
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Creation/production credits: Scenery, Alastair Noble.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, at the Cunningham Studio, New York, ca. 1984.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (32 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Rehearsal of the first part of a 55-min. solo, probably in preparation for performances at the Cunningham Studio in September 1984. The work is continued on *MGZIC 9-4897 On the way [excerpt].
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392945
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97f6fbb0-89b7-0135-b9dc-05773ba0d23b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1984: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On the way" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6a7e02f-f204-43a8-9c15-c5b18697cc69

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "On the way" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6a7e02f-f204-43a8-9c15-c5b18697cc69

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). On the way Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6a7e02f-f204-43a8-9c15-c5b18697cc69

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On the way