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Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse

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Title
Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse
Additional title: Forward and reverse
Additional title: Forward & reverse
Additional title: Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Moore, Thurston (Musician)
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Musician)
Russ, Andrew (Musician)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)
Atallah, Kelly (Lighting designer)
Covey, David (Lighting designer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-2018 (Composer)
Kawakubo, Rei, 1942- (Costume designer)
Nihei, Masao (Lighting designer)
Kawasaki, Takao (Designer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival (Event place)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1997
Table of Contents
1: (31 min.): Rondo (1996 ; New York premiere) / music, John Cage (FOUR⁶) ; costumes, Suzanne Gallo and Merce Cunningham ; lighting, Kelly Atallah ; danced by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien ; music performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke, Andrew Russ -- 2: (48 min.): BAMevent / music, company musicians ; costumes, Suzanne Gallo ; lighting, David Covey; danced by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien ; music performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke -- 3: (49 min.): Scenario (1997 ; world premiere) / music, Takehisa Kosugi (Wave code A-Z) ; costumes, space and lighting concept, Rei Kawakubo ; lighting, Masao Nihei and David Covey ; space, Takao Kawasaki ; danced by danced by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien ; music performed by Takehisa Kosugi.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-756
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Accompanied by house program which included program insert for BAMevent of Oct. 19, 1997, rather than Oct. 18. Components of Oct. 18 BAMevent were not the same.
Content: Program A.
Creation/production credits: Cameraperson, Mark Robison; founding musical director, John Cage; musical director, Takehisa Kosugi; assistant to the choreographer, Robert Swinston.
Performers: Danced by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, as part of the 1997 Next Wave Festival, on Oct. 18, 1997, by Character Generators Inc.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 3 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3047
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13856406
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e2a0250-8418-0138-1e2e-61b5f129d411
Rights Statement
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  • 1997: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fe2fba3c-2e18-423b-bee4-a43aa58d2e8b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fe2fba3c-2e18-423b-bee4-a43aa58d2e8b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1997). Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fe2fba3c-2e18-423b-bee4-a43aa58d2e8b

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Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse