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Studio event no. 182: camera 3, tape 1
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer)
Armitage, Karole (dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (dancer)
Cornfield, Ellen (dancer)
Ensminger, Morgan (dancer)
Fox, Lisa (dancer)
Harper, Meg (dancer)
Komar, Chris (dancer)
Kovich, Robert (dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (dancer)
Self, Jim, 1954- (dancer)
Hassell, Jon, 1937- (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Place: 1977
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3707
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-551 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title from original container.
Creation/production credits: Music by Jon Hassell.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Morgan Ensminger, Lisa Fox, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-Smith, Jim Self.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Cunningham dance studio, Westbeth, New York City, Jan. 2, 1977.
Biographical/historical: Cunningham's Events are full evening presentations consisting 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
Extent: 1 streaming video file (62 min.) : sd., b&w
This video features the first hour of an uninterrupted dance performance. The recording stops abruptly and the end of the performance does not appear on the video. The event was videotaped by multiple cameras. For another video of the same event, taken from a different angle, see *MGZIDF 1759.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16108654
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50aad4e0-4b49-0133-1c6f-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 182" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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Studio event no. 182