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History matters: 1950s-2000s for board meeting, lecture-demonstration

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Title
History matters: 1950s-2000s for board meeting, lecture-demonstration
Additional title: Suite for five (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Aeon (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Canfield (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Points in space (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Doubles (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: CRWDSPCR (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Interscape (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (Dancer)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Collwes, Brandon (Dancer)
Desjardins, Emma (Dancer)
Riener, Silas (Dancer)
Scott, Jamie (Dancer)
Hinrichs, John (Dancer)
Crossman, Dylan (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Cunningham Repertory Understudy Group (Dancer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2007-11-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3749
Topics
Modern dance
Teaching demonstrations
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Lectures
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Cunningham Repertory Understudy Group. Suite for Five: Lisa Boudreau, Marcie Munnerlyn and Robert Swinston / Aeon: Andrea Weber and Julie Cunningham / Canfield: Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Squire, Brandon Collwes, Marcie Munnerlyn, Emma Desjardins and Silas Riener / Torse: Jamie Scott, John Hinrichs and Dylan Crossman / Points in Space: Jennifer Goggans and Daniel Squire / Doubles: Jamie Scott, John Hinrichs and Dylan Crossman / CRWDSPCR: Emma Desjardins / Interscape: Lisa Boudreau and Brandon Collwes.
Venue: Recorded 2007 November 8 Merce Cunningham Dance Studio at Westbeth, New York, NY.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (74 min.) : sound, color
Description
Company archivist David Vaughan describes this series, organized by Robert Swinston, as a "living archival presentation" of Merce Cunningham's choreography. This program is an overview of the Company's history from the 1950s-2000s. Footage includes excerpts from Suite for Five, Aeon, Canfield, Torse, Points in Space, Doubles, CRWDSPCR and Interscape performed live by MCDC and RUGs dancers. Each performance is preceded and/or followed by discussion about the piece. Merce Cunningham speaks; David Vaughan moderates. The program is introduced by Trevor Carlson. For other videos in this series, see *MGZIDF 3744, *MGZIDF 3745, *MGZIDF 3746 and *MGZIDF 3748.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 905872860
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20590369
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5dd2680-4b4a-0133-790d-60f81dd2b63c
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "History matters" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2007. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e77d1c00-4b4a-0133-f8c1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "History matters" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e77d1c00-4b4a-0133-f8c1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2007). History matters Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e77d1c00-4b4a-0133-f8c1-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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History matters