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RainForest [electronic resource].

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Additional Authors
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Brown, Carolyn, 1927-
  • Dilley, Barbara
  • Reid, Albert
  • Neels, Sandra
  • Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1938-2023
  • Cage, John.
  • Tudor, David, 1926-1996.
  • Leacock, Richard.
  • Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
  • Emmons, Beverly.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (27 min.) : sd., col.
Filmed at the world premiere of the work. Preceded by an introduction (approx. 7 min.) encompassing the "non-art" concept of John Cage, excerpts from an interview with Cunningham, and rehearsal scenes, some in slow motion.
Uniform Title
RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Filmed for the Public Broadcast Laboratory of National Educational Television at the second Buffalo Festival of the Arts, March 9, 1968. Produced and written for television by David Oppenheim. Distributed by Pennebaker Inc. Filmed by Richard Leacock.
  • Choreography: Merce Cunningham. Music: David Tudor. Scenery: Andy Warhol. Lighting: Beverly Emmons.
  • Performed by Merce Cunningham and Company: Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Albert Reid, Sandra Neels and Gus Solomons, Jr.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1765
RainForest [electronic resource].
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-810.
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Local Subject
Television. RainForest.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Cunningham, Merce, interviewee.
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- dancer.
Dilley, Barbara, dancer.
Reid, Albert, dancer.
Neels, Sandra, dancer.
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1938-2023 dancer.
Cage, John.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Composer
Leacock, Richard. Cinematographer
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987. Designer
Emmons, Beverly. Lighting designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-810 (former)
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