Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09

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Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09
Additional title: Squaregame (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Dancer)
Self, Jim (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-09
Table of Contents
Squaregame (22 min.) -- Merce Cunningham solo (11 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1870
Filmed dance
Content: Title and statement of responsibility provided by cataloger, based on original container label.
Content: Time code visible in bottom right of picture.
Content: Camera focuses on Jim Self's performance throughout rehearsal.
Last 11 min. of video features Merce Cunningham performing solo with musical accompaniment.
Venue: Recorded 1979 September Merce Cunningham Dance Studio at Westbeth, New York, NY.
Original version: Original format: 1 open reel videotape ; 1/2 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (33 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202101
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 20c18420-e87a-0131-fadd-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1979: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2385bd40-e87a-0131-95ed-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 11, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2385bd40-e87a-0131-95ed-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2385bd40-e87a-0131-95ed-3c075448cc4b

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Squaregame : rehearsal, 1979-09