Event no. 123, 1975-03-05Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Westbeth (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: TV rerun (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selectionsAdditional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
NamesCunningham, Merce (choreographer.)Cunningham, Merce (dancer.)Cage, John (instrumentalist.)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (instrumentalist.)Behrman, David (instrumentalist.)Attix, Karen (dancer.)Cornfield, Ellen (dancer.)Harper, Meg (dancer.)Hayman-Chaffey, Susana (dancer.)Kerr, Cathy (dancer.)Komar, Chris (dancer.)Kovich, Robert (dancer.)Mehl, Brynar (dancer.)Moulton, Charles, 1954- (dancer.)Roess-Smith, Julie (dancer.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19750305
Table of ContentsSignals stick trio (in progress): MC, EC, CM -- Signals septet (partial): MC, EC, CM, CK, SHC, MH / Changing steps floor duet (in part): BM, KA -- Signals septet (last section of eights through to end) -- Changing steps leg duet (in progress): CM, SHC / Changing steps pull out (in progress): RK, CAK -- MC solo -- Changing steps quartet (partial): CAK, RK, MH, CK -- Sounddance (middle section quartet): EC, CM, BM, RK / Sounddance (slow septet): SHC, MH / Sounddance (cut to seaweed quartet): BM, EC, JRS, CAK -- MC solo -- Westbeth (solo): MH / Westbeth (duet): MH, CM / Westbeth (end of duet): CK, KA / Four couples exit -- TV rerun: Entire Company (Contents taken from handwritten note enclosed in original container.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1939
GenresDanceMusicVideo.Filmed dance.Filmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from house program available in *MGZMD 196.Title on original container: "Williams College Event #2."Time code visible in bottom right of picture.Creation/production credits: Musical accompaniment by John Cage, David Tudor and David Behrman.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Karen Attix, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Cathy Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Brynar Mehl, Charlie Moulton and Julie Roess-Smith.Venue: Recorded 1975 March 5 Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.Original version: Original format: 1 open reel videotape ; 1/2 in.System details: Streaming video.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description1 streaming video file (33 min)Sound, black & white
DescriptionThis Event includes material from Signals, Changing steps, Sounddance, Westbeth and TV rerun.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20230615Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66555270-313e-0132-184a-3c075448cc4b
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