Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07

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Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Andrieux, Cédric (dancer.)
Bokaer, Jonah (dancer.)
Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)
Collwes, Brandon (dancer.)
Desjardins, Emma (dancer.)
Farmer, Holley (dancer.)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)
Mizuta, Koji (dancer.)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer.)
Squire, Daniel S. (dancer.)
Swinston, Robert (dancer.)
Toogood, Melissa (dancer.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Bryars, Gavin (composer.)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (instrumentalist.)
Riley, Audrey (instrumentalist.)
Woodrow, James (instrumentalist.)
Eshkar, Shelley (artist.)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (artist.)
Gallo, Suzanne (costume designer.)
Copp, Aaron (lighting designer.)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (composer.)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (designer.)
Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (costume designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20070107
Table of Contents
Pre-performance curtain (6 min.) -- Biped (47 min.) -- Intermission (25 min.) -- Sounddance (15 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3641
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Biped: music (Biped) composed by Gavin Bryars and performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Audrey Riley and James Woodrow; set design by Shelley Eshkar and Paul Kaiser; costume design by Suzanne Gallo; lighting design by Aaron Copp.
Creation/production credits: Sounddance: music (Untitled 1975/1994) by David Tudor; set design by Mark Lancaster; costume design by Mark Lancaster; lighting design by Mark Lancaster and Aaron Copp.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Biped: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Brandon A. Collwes, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Squire, Melissa Toogood (RUG), Andrea Weber / Sounddance: Cedric Andrieux, Lisa Boudreau, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Squire, Robert Swonston, Andrea Weber
Venue: Recorded 2007 January 7 Bayer Kulturabteilung, Leverkusen, Germany.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (MiniDV).
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (93 min)
Sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295830
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 043dca10-314f-0132-dcb3-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 20070107: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019.

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Biped [and] Sounddance, 2007-01-07