Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27, Moving image materials

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Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27, Moving image materials
Additional title: Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Totem ancestor (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Inlets 2 (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce
Swinston, Robert
Tharin, Catherine
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli
92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 2007-04-27
Other Date: April 27, 2007.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6820
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Music
Video
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Title provided by cataloger, based on label of original DVD.
Although the file runs for 90 minutes, actual content ends at approximately 1:06:50, with the remainder comprised of a static shot of the venue and microphone used for the program.
Performers: Catherine Tharin, Robert Swinston, Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Venue: Recorded 2007, April 11. New York City.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (66 min) :sound, color
Description
A performance of three pieces--Totem Ancestor, Inlets 2 and Signals, as part of the 92nd Street Y's series Fridays At Noon. Each piece is preceded by an introduction from Merce Cunningham Dance Company co-choreographer and former dancer Robert Swinston. Following a brief introduction from Fridays At Noon co-curator Catherine Tharin and some remarks by Swinston, MCDC dancer Daniel Roberts performs Totem Ancestor (2:23). Swinston then discusses the next piece, Inlets 2 (4:55), which is performed by members of the dance corps (9:35) Upon its conclusion, Swinston introduces, and the dancers perform, Signals (29:51). A Q&A portion follows the dance's conclusion (56:34) The first question considers how the lack of 'stars' within the Cunningham company affects dancers and also asks about Cunningham's creation of Events, unique, sight-specific pieces which are performed only once. The next questioner inquires about the use of hands in Cunningham choreography and asks the dancers how they incorporate the more comical moments to be found in some Cunningham pieces (59:34) The final question centers on outside influences upon Cunningham's work (105:50). Please note that while the file runs longer, useful content ends at approximately 106:50, after which footage consists of a static shot of the area and microphone setup used for the program.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969973372
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21162904
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67b63830-c25c-0135-e873-0891e7229061
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  • 2007: Captured
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 11, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/04013b20-ef9a-0133-b053-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/04013b20-ef9a-0133-b053-60f81dd2b63c

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Totem Ancestor, Inlets II and Signals at 92nd Street Y Fridays At Noon,2007-04-27