Merce Cunningham Dance Company: A Guide To Films and Videotapes (1964-1985) (master), 1986

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company: A Guide To Films and Videotapes (1964-1985) (master), 1986
Additional title: Story (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Variations V (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Walkaround time (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Locale (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Roamin' I (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Channels/Inserts (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Coast zone (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Westbeth (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Blue studio (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Squaregame (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Fractions (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Deli Commedia (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce
Atlas, Charles
Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6768
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Filmed interviews
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: 1986 Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility taken from media content.
Performers: Merce Cunningham, choreographer/interviewee (archival clips). Dance clips performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Venue: Recorded 1986. New York City (and various other filming locations).
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (47 min) :sound, color
Description
An audiovisual 'guide', through clips, to the films and videos (consisting of dance performance films and documentaries) created by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and its collaborators between 1964 and 1985. All years listed correspond to both original year of creation for each dance piece/documentary segment shown and year of its original filming and/or airing. Segments from individual titles are grouped under subheadings, with the order of the program as follows: Kennedy Center Honors Clip (1985); Story (1964) (1:37); Variations V (1966) (3:20); MCDC ON TOUR 1970s: Walkaround Time (1973) (4:40); Torse (1977) (7:46); FILMDANCES: Locale (1979) (10:27); Roamin' I (1979) (12:22); Channels/Inserts (1981) (14:25); Coast Zone (1983) (16:28); VIDEODANCES: Westbeth (1974) (19:07); Blue Studio (1975) (22:07); Squaregame Video (1976) (25:04); Fractions I (1977) (25:57); Deli Commedia (1985) (29:30); EDUCATIONAL: Cunningham Dance Technique--- Elementary Level (1985) (30:53); DOCUMENTARIES: Merce by Merce by Paik (1975) (34:40); Merce Cunningham (South Bank Show/London Weekend Television) (1979) (36:53); Merce Cunningham and Company (1982) (40:53); Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't (1983) (43:15).
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 980348123
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21207923
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4b5dfa0-771d-0136-2453-43a5704a75e0
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dba10910-ef98-0133-ef4b-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dba10910-ef98-0133-ef4b-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Merce Cunningham Dance Company Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dba10910-ef98-0133-ef4b-60f81dd2b63c

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company