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Title
Rondo, MinEvent, [and] Sounddance
Additional title: Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Behrman, David (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Instrumentalist)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Laudisio, China (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew D. (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Designer)
Lancaster, Mark (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997
Table of Contents
Rondo / performed by Lisa Boudreau, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Glen Rumsey, Maydelle Breceda, China Laudisio, Jeannie Steele, Thomas Caley, Matthew Mohr, Derry Swan, Michael Cole, Banu Ogan, Robert Swinston, Jean Freebury, Jared Phillips, Cheryl Therrien (32 min.) -- MinEvent / performed by same cast as Rondo (32 min.) -- Sounddance / performed by Robert Swinston, Jeannie Steele, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Thomas Caley, Jean Freebury, Banu Ogan, Michael Cole, Glen Rumsey, Cheryl Therrien, China Laudisio (20 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3115
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-374 (former)
Genres
Dance
Video.
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham; music by John Cage and David Tudor.
Filmed in wide shot.
Creation/production credits: Rondo. Music by John Cage (Four 6). Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.
Creation/production credits: MinEvent. Music performed by David Berhman, Takehisa Kosugi, and Jim O'Rourke. Set and costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.
Creation/production credits: Sounddance. Music by David Tudor. Design by Mark Lancaster.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Foofwa d'Imobilité [formerly Frédéric Gafner], Glen Rumsey, Maydelle Breceda [later Maydelle Fason], China Laudisio, Jeannie Steele, Thomas Caley, Matthew Mohr, Derry Swan, Michael Cole, Banu Ogan, Robert Swinston, Jean Freebury, Jared Phillips, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Mass., on July 4, 1997.
Biographical/historical: MinEvents, shortened versions of Merce Cunningham's full-evening Events, began appearing in the company's repertory in 1995. Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (92 min.)
Sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16298375
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e95ce010-313f-0132-c079-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1997: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rondo, MinEvent, [and] Sounddance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea5c9880-313f-0132-b3f0-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rondo, MinEvent, [and] Sounddance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea5c9880-313f-0132-b3f0-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Rondo, MinEvent, [and] Sounddance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea5c9880-313f-0132-b3f0-3c075448cc4b

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Rondo, MinEvent, [and] Sounddance