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Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource]

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Title
Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource]
Names
Siegel, Marcia B (Moderator)
Fetterman, William (Speaker)
Gerber, Natelie Ellen (Speaker)
Potter, Michelle, 1944- (Author)
Vaughan, David, 1924- (Speaker)
Jowitt, Deborah
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (Commentator)
Cernovich, Nicola (Commentator)
Farber, Viola (Commentator)
Roberts, Jane B (Speaker)
Dance Critics Association (U.S.)
Russell Sage College
Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives (1993 : Russell Sage College)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1993
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Announcements by Jane Roberts (approx. 6 min.). -- Session 1: Paper presentations and discussion. Moderator: Marcia B. Siegel. William Fetterman: John Cage's Water music (approx. 22 min.). Historical and musical analysis of a composition by John Cage, first performed in 1952 by David Tudor. -- Natelie Ellen Gerber: Artist descending a staircase: collaboration at Black Mountain College and in the works of John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg (approx. 18 min.). Historical study, highlighting Cage's mixed media work Theatre piece no. 1. -- Michelle Potter: Merce Cunningham and the specter of the Gesamtkunstwerk (approx. 19 min.). Paper read by David Vaughan. Examination of Cunningham's collaborative process, in contrast to the concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk as formulated by Richard Wagner, Serge Diaghilev, and Bertolt Brecht. -- Discussion (approx. 24 min.), among Siegel, the writers, and audience members, including Nikola Cernovitch, Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, and Deborah Jowitt.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5388
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-1727 cassette 6 (former)
Topics
Cunningham, Merce
Cage, John
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956
Tudor, David, 1926-1996
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- Aesthetics
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
Theatre piece (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Happenings (Art)
Dance -- Philosophy
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Part of an eight-cassette documentation of a symposium held at Russell Sage College, Troy, New York, from October 9-10, 1993. Sponsored by Russell Sage College and the Dance Critics Association. Cassette 6 was recorded on October 10, 1993.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (89 min.) : sd. color NTSC.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946051050-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175943
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09339ef0-792a-0134-e46b-00505686a51c
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  • 1993: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba079640-aa1f-0133-32e1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba079640-aa1f-0133-32e1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba079640-aa1f-0133-32e1-60f81dd2b63c

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Black Mountain College and Merce Cunningham in the fifties: New perspectives [electronic resource]