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Tread, 1970
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Tread (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Cunningham, Merce (dancer.)
Cunningham, Merce (costume designer.)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (dancer.)
Dunn, Douglas, 1942- (dancer.)
Harper, Meg (dancer.)
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana (dancer.)
Neels, Sandra (dancer.)
Robinson, Chase (dancer.)
Setterfield, Valda (dancer.)
Slayton, Jeff (dancer.)
Wong, Mel (dancer.)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (composer.)
Nauman, Bruce, 1941- (designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 1970
Other Date: 1970.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4443
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Music (For 1, 2 or 3 people) by Christian Wolff; decor by Bruce Nauman; costumes by Merce Cunningham.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Carolyn Brown, Merce Cunningham, Douglas Dunn, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Sandra Neels, Chase Robinson, Valda Setterfield, Jeff Slayton, Mel Wong.
Venue: Recorded 1970 location unknown.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (21 min) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 898082501
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20496579
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 506e3010-9e80-0132-59c6-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Captured
  • 1970: Other
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tread, 1970" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tread, 1970" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Tread, 1970 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Tread, 1970