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Split sides
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (Designer)
Heishman, Robert (Designer)
Andrieux, Cédric (dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (dancer)
Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer)
Farmer, Holley (dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (dancer)
Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer)
Minato, Koji (dancer)
Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (dancer)
Swinston, Robert (dancer)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Radiohead (Musical group)
Sigur Rós (Musical group)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2006
Table of Contents
Split sides 45 (42 min.) -- Split sides 46 (42 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4500
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2140 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: filmed by Charles Atlas ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Creation/production credits: Music by Radiohead and Sigur Ros. Decor and costumes by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Julie Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Minato, Marcie Munnerlyn, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber.
Venue: Recorded at the PepsiCo Theatre at SUNY Purchase, New York, in 2005.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (84 min.) : sd., col.
Split sides consists of two sections and has two sets of costumes, decor and music. The ordering of the elements is determined before each performance by rolling dice. This video features two full performances of Split sides with variant combinations of the elements.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 143415142
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16566870
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04443820-9e8a-0132-aa55-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2006: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2006.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Split sides" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2006). Split sides Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Split sides