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Title
Ocean
Additional title: Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Laudisio, China (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew. (Dancer)
Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Cage, John (Conceptor)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Culver, Andrew, 1953- (Composer)
Skinner, Marsha (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-08-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3100
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-371 (former)
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Filmed in close shot.
Venue: Videotaped at Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, New York City, on Aug. 1, 1996.
Biographical/historical: Ocean was originally conceived by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, based on the writings of James Joyce. It was completed after Cage's death with music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on Cage's ideas. It premiered at the Cirque Royal, Belgium, May 18, 1994.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (S-VHS) (97 min.) : sound, color
Description
The video begins with 3 min. of footage of the performance space in Damrosch Park preceding the performance of Ocean.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16298372
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54e53de0-313f-0132-6e60-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 1996: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/561bc7b0-313f-0132-b2dd-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/561bc7b0-313f-0132-b2dd-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). Ocean Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/561bc7b0-313f-0132-b2dd-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Ocean