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Title
Arcade [excerpt]: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (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)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985-08-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1990
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-969 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Note on original container: stage left.
Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Helen Barrow, Catherine Kerr, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 16, 1985.
Biographical/historical: 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: On reel with: Shards [and] Fabrications, rehearsals (55 min.) Total time: 71 min.
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Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (82 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
This video features an incomplete studio run-through of Arcade, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the video features run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications recorded in 1987.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16144152
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1af77f80-b2ba-0131-ed27-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Arcade [excerpt]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1c753230-b2ba-0131-2aa1-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Arcade [excerpt]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1c753230-b2ba-0131-2aa1-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Arcade [excerpt] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1c753230-b2ba-0131-2aa1-3c075448cc4b

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Arcade [excerpt]