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RainForest, Mar. 17, 2002
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2002-03-17
Table of Contents
Reel 1: RainForest [filmed in wide shot] (20 min.) -- Reel 2: RainForest [filmed in close shot] (20 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3572
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2132 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: RainForest. Music by David Tudor. Decor by Andy Warhol.
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Deutsches Tanzfilminstitut at Theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen, Germany, Mar. 17, 2002.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam-SP) (PAL) (40 min.) : sound, color
These videos feature two recordings of a single performance of RainForest, one in wide shot and one with close-ups.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 163567915
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16588400
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3f4ea60-6461-0132-749f-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. 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. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 2002: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2002.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2002). RainForest Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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