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Event no. 118

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Event no. 118: tape 1, 1975-02-15
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Loops (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Dancer)
Monk, Meredith (Composer)
Monk, Meredith (Performer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana (Dancer)
Mehl, Brynar (Dancer)
Moulton, Charles (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Setterfield, Valda (Dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-02-15
Table of Contents
Merce Cunningham solo with chair -- Sounddance -- Merce Cunningham solo with chair -- Landrover #1 (Contents taken from handwritten note enclosed in original container.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1797
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title and statement of responsibility taken from house program available in *MGZMD 196.
Content: Title on original container: "Studio event with Meredith Monk."
Content: Time code visible in bottom right of picture.
Creation/production credits: Musical accompaniment by Meredith Monk. Note from house program: "Selected music for voice and electric organ -- 1967 to 1975 including: 'porch,' 'tower,' 'understreet,' 'what does it mean,' 'fat stream,' 'mill,' 'lead and feathers at the edge,' 'do you be?'"
Venue: Recorded 1975 February 15 Merce Cunningham Dance Studio at Westbeth, New York, NY.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (36 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Picture very dark; quality is poor throughout.
This Event includes material from Loops, Sounddance and Landrover. It was recorded on two tapes. See *MGZIDF 1805 for tape 2.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20206541
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dd887140-e869-0131-06fe-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 118" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 118" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Event no. 118 Retrieved from

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Event no. 118