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RainForest, Mar. 17, 2002
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2002
Table of Contents
Reel 1: RainForest [filmed in wide shot] (20 min.) -- Reel 2: RainForest [filmed in close shot] (20 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3572
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2132 (former)
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Creation/production credits: RainForest. Music by David Tudor. Decor by Andy Warhol.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Jennifer Goggans, Koji Minato, Daniel Squire, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Deutsches Tanzfilminstitut at Theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen, Germany, Mar. 17, 2002.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (40 min.) : sd., col.
These videos feature two recordings of a single performance of RainForest, one in wide shot and one with close-ups.
Type of Resource
Moving image
No linguistic content, Not applicable
RLIN/OCLC: 163567915
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16588400
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3f4ea60-6461-0132-749f-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2002: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2002.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2002). RainForest Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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