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Event no. 6: at the Joyce

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Event no. 6: at the Joyce
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cunningham, Merce (Dancer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1994
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3090
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1348 (former)
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
The performance lasts 97 min. The remainder of the video features footage of production crew talking on stage.
Filmed in wide shot. The sound quality is poor.
Creation/production credits: Decor by Robert Rauschenberg.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Merce Cunningham.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York City, at a matinee on Sept. 18, 1994.
Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (168 min.)
Sd., col.
This Event includes choreographic material from Un jour ou deux, Points in space, Deli commedia, Winterbranch, Suite for five, Grange eve, Aeon, Interruption, Scramble.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16345952
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26859950-e883-0131-fbf3-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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  • 1994: Issued
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 6" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 6" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Event no. 6 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Event no. 6