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Backstage at the Paris Opera: Scenario and Installations [excerpt], 1998 January 11 & 17

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Title
Backstage at the Paris Opera: Scenario and Installations [excerpt], 1998 January 11 & 17
Additional title: Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Installations (Choreographic work : Cunningham). selections
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Richard, Donna (Videographer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Trimpin, 1951- (Composer)
Pesle, Bénédicte (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 19980111
Date Created: 19980117
Other Date: 1998.
Table of Contents
Backstage (17 min.) -- Scenario [shot from backstage] (43 min.) -- Bénédicte [Pesle] & Arlette's home (6 min.) -- Rehearsal at the Paris Opera (4 min.) -- Installations [excerpt - shot from backstage] (3 min.) -- Backstage [showing Pond way backdrop] (4 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1767
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Dance rehearsals
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Content: Footage of Scenario and Installations shot from backstage with a hand-held camera by company director Donna Richard.
Creation/production credits: Scenario: music (Wave Code A-Z) by Takehisa Kosugi.
Creation/production credits: Installations: music (Thirteenstitches) by Trimpin.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Scenario: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holly Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité (Frédéric Gafner), Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien / Installations: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité (Frédéric Gafner), Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Recorded 1998 January 11 & 17 Paris Opera & Bénédicte [Pesle] & Arlette's home, Paris, France.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (77 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Videocassette
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 897053546
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20488464
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78e2e1d0-66ad-0132-676b-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1998: Other
  • 19980111: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Backstage at the Paris Opera" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 19980111 - 19980117. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7a6cf410-66ad-0132-37e1-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Backstage at the Paris Opera" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7a6cf410-66ad-0132-37e1-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (19980111 - 19980117). Backstage at the Paris Opera Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7a6cf410-66ad-0132-37e1-3c075448cc4b

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Backstage at the Paris Opera