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A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2

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Title
A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2
Additional title: Winterbranch (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Second hand (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: TV rerun (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Mehl, Brynar (Dancer)
Moulton, Charles, 1954- (Dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (Dancer)
Setterfield, Valda (Dancer)
Brockway, Merrill (Producer)
Brockway, Merrill (Director)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Part 1. Merce Cunningham discusses events, spaces, rehearsals, teaching, and dancers, and is shown teaching a technique class. Winterbranch: excerpts. Second hand: Solo danced by Merce Cunningham. Sounddance: excerpts. TV rerun: four views of various sequences shown simultaneously by way of split television screen. - Part 2. Merce Cunningham discusses how he makes a dance and demonstrates the development of a phrase. Changing steps: excerpts. A solo, duo, trio, and quartet are shown simultaneously by way of split television screen. Landrover: excerpts from 2nd and 4th sections. Signals: trio and sextet featuring solos by Meg Harper.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4445
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2144 (former)
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Recorded at the CBS studio on May 10 and 11, 1974 and telecast by CBS-TV, New York on Camera three, October 27, 1974 and November 3, 1974. Produced and directed by Merrill Brockway.
Statement of responsibility: Scenery: Jim Ryan.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807013420-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158556
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e4675440-4aa7-0133-e95d-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1974: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7292910-4aa7-0133-7586-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7292910-4aa7-0133-7586-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7292910-4aa7-0133-7586-60f81dd2b63c

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A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2