Quartet, Gallopade, Duets [and] Trails: [rehearsals]Additional title: Quartet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Gallopade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Duets (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Trails (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Armitage, Karole (Dancer)Barrow, Helen (Dancer)Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)Eginton, Meg (Dancer)Emery, Susan (Dancer)Friedman, Lise (Dancer)Good, Alan (Dancer)Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)Komar, Chris (Dancer)Kovich, Robert (Dancer)Lazaroff, Judy (Dancer)Lennon, Joseph (Dancer)Remley, Rob (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980 - 1983
Table of ContentsQuartet / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Merce Cunningham, Susan Emery, Judy Lazaroff, Rob Remley (15 min.) -- Gallopade / rehearsed by Merce Cunningham, Susan Emery, Lise Friedman, Judy Lazaroff, Rob Remley and others (18 min.) -- Duets / rehearsed by Susan Emery and Rob Remley, Karole Armitage and Alan Good, Catherine Kerr and Merce Cunningham, Meg Eginton and Chris Komar, Lise Friedman and Joseph Lennon, Louise Burns and Robert Kovich (16 min.) -- Trails (stage right) / rehearsed by Louise Burns, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Joseph Lennon and others (17 min.) -- Trails (stage left) / rehearsed by same cast as stage right (16 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1969Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-953 (former)
NotesPerformers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Karole Armitage, Helen Barrow, Louise Burns, Merce Cunningham, Meg Eginton, Susan Emery, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Judy Lazaroff, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, and others.Venue: Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Apr. 1980 (Duets), July 1981 (Gallopade), May 1982 (Trails), Jan. 1983 (Quartet).Biographical/historical: Quartet premiered Oct. 27, 1982, with a musical score by David Tudor. Gallopade premiered June 10, 1981, with a musical score by Takehisa Kosugi. Duets premiered Feb. 26, 1980, with a musical score by John Cage. Trails premiered Mar. 16, 1982, with a musical score by John Cage.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (126 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionThis video contains four studio run-throughs. Trails is filmed from two different angles.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16140542Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 729337c0-b2b9-0131-1b44-3c075448cc4b
Rights StatementThis 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