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Studio event no. 184: camera 3, tape 1

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Studio event no. 184: camera 3, tape 1
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
La Barbara, Joan, 1947- (Composer)
Armitage, Karole (Dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Ensminger, Morgan (Dancer)
Fox, Lisa (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (Dancer)
Self, Jim, 1954- (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Place: 1977
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3711
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-557 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Content: Title from original container.
Creation/production credits: Music by Joan La Barbara.
Performers: Performers include Merce Cunningham and members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Morgan Ensminger, Lisa Fox, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-Smith, Jim Self.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Cunningham dance studio, Westbeth, New York City, Jan. 9, 1977.
Biographical/historical: Cunningham's Events are full evening presentations consisting of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (63 min.) : sd., b&w
This video features the first hour of an uninterrupted dance performance. The event was filmed with multiple cameras. For a video of the same event, taken from a different angle, see *MGZIDF 3710.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16108647
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8841da20-4b49-0133-bd99-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 184" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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Studio event no. 184