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Exchange: rehearsal

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Exchange: rehearsal
Additional title: Exchange (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1860
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-443 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Time code on screen.
Performers: Rehearsed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Merce Cunningham, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich and others.
Venue: Videotaped in stage rehearsal, University of California, Berkeley, in October 1978.
Biographical/historical: Exchange premiered in Sept. 1978, with a musical score by David Tudor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
This video features a run-through of Exchange, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16172246
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9f68360-b2b8-0131-46ae-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
This 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

  • 1978: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Exchange" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Exchange" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Exchange Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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