Event no. 123, 1975-03-05

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Event no. 123, 1975-03-05
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Westbeth (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: TV rerun (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Cunningham, 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 / Origin
Date Captured: 19750305
Table of Contents
Signals 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1939
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Statement 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 Description
1 streaming video file (33 min)
Sound, black & white
This Event includes material from Signals, Changing steps, Sounddance, Westbeth and TV rerun.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20230615
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66555270-313e-0132-184a-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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  • 19750305: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 123, 1975-03-05" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67e53c00-313e-0132-59b9-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event no. 123, 1975-03-05" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67e53c00-313e-0132-59b9-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Event no. 123, 1975-03-05 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67e53c00-313e-0132-59b9-3c075448cc4b

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Event no. 123, 1975-03-05