Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02

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Title
Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Five stone wind (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Set designer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-08-02
Place: Avignon, France
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5075
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label.
Performers: Merce Cunningham, choreographer; John Cage, composer. Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Video8) (113 min) :sound, color ; 8mm
Please note that the performance of Rainforest has no sound, while the backstage footage has only intermittent sound.
Description
Performances of the pieces Rainforest and Five Stone Wind (21:44), in Avignon, France. (Please note that the performance of Rainforest has no sound.) Following these performances (1:22:50), there is footage regarding a rained-out, subsequently canceled performance which was to take place on the evening following the performance seen in the earlier content. Members and staff of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company are heard deciding to cancel the performance, and then seen having a small impromptu party and taking a group photograph. Note that portions of this segment lack sound.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 980347806
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21207859
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f74407e0-2d54-0137-d002-087727b50411
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  • 1988: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e90cd670-aa16-0133-33c6-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e90cd670-aa16-0133-33c6-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e90cd670-aa16-0133-33c6-60f81dd2b63c

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Rainforest [and] Five Stone Wind, Avignon, France (with footage from aftermath of rained-out canceled second performance),1988-08-02