Beach birds: [TV coverage and] dress rehearsalAdditional title: Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Cage, John (Composer)Barrow, Helen (Dancer)Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)Good, Alan (Dancer)Kulick, David (Dancer)McGoldrick, Larissa (Dancer)Sanderson, Randall (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)Weaver, Jenifer (Dancer)Skinner, Marsha (Costume designer)Merce Cunningham Dance CompanySchweizer Fernsehen DRS
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1991
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3152Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1360 (former)
TopicsBeach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.The picture is unstable.Creation/production credits: Costumes by Marsha Skinner.Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, David Kulick, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver.Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal at the James Joyce/John Cage Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20, 1991. Television segment broadcast on Schweizer Fernsehen, June 20, 1991.Language: In German.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical DescriptionElectronic resource1 streaming video file (33 min.)Sd., col.
DescriptionThe first three minutes of the video features a television report in German about Merce Cunningham and John Cage's collaboration Beach birds, which premiered June 20, 1991 at the James Joyce/John Cage festival. The remainder of the video features unedited footage of a dress rehearsal for Beach birds and musicians performing the score.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16413416Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5dfed5b0-e881-0131-c0e4-3c075448cc4b
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