Arcade [and] Fielding sixes [excerpt]: [rehearsals]Additional title: Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Fielding sixes (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Barrow, Helen (Dancer)Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)Good, Alan (Dancer)Greenberg, Neil, 1959- (Dancer)Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)Komar, Chris (Dancer)Lent, Patricia (Dancer)Radford, Karen, 1957- (Dancer)Remley, Rob (Dancer)Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Walker, Megan (Dancer)Quinn, Susan (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985 - 1986
Table of ContentsArcade [incomplete early version] / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Catherine Kerr, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others (16 min.) -- Fielding sixes [excerpt] / rehearsed by Victoria Finlayson, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Susan Quinn Young (6 min.) -- Arcade (final version) / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Neil Greenberg, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Karen Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Susan Quinn Young and others (48 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1988Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-967 (former)
NotesVenue: Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 1985 (Arcade, early version) and Mar. 1986 (Fielding sixes, Arcade final version).Biographical/historical: Fielding sixes premiered on June 30, 1980, in London, with a musical score by John Cage. Arcade was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Ballet and premiered Sept. 1985 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia; Arcade was first performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in November, 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania. Arcade had a musical score by John Cage.Content: You may experience playback issues with this item. Trying an alternate quality version (e.g., high, low) may resolve viewing issues.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (70 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis video features two studio run-throughs of Arcade, the first an early, incomplete version and the second the complete final version. The second rehearsal on the video is an excerpt from Fielding sixes; this recording is black-and-white and silent.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16144158Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b4c2df0-b2ba-0131-85eb-3c075448cc4b
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