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Merce Cunningham and Dance Company [videorecording]

Title
Merce Cunningham and Dance Company [videorecording] / WNET/13 ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Emile Ardolino ; choreography and commentary by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET/13, 1977.

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Description
  • 1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
  • 1 videodisc (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col. ;
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of WNET/13, New York.
  • Gift of the Kovich Dance Foundation.
Uniform Title
  • Antic meet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Minutiae (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Scramble (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Solo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Video triangle (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Westbeth (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
Event for television
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Distributed as a videotape by the Cunningham Dance Foundation under the title Event for television.
Credits (note)
  • Music, John Cage (Branches, for amplified plant music) and David Tudor (RainForest V, an electronic ecology) ; lighting, Ralph Holmes.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the Dance in America series on January 5, 1977 by WNET/13, New York.
Contents
Minutiae / set, Robert Rauschenberg ; costumes, Remy Charlip -- Solo / costume, Sonja Sekula -- Westbeth / costumes, Jasper Johns -- Septet / costumes, Remy Charlip -- Antic meet / costumes, Robert Rauschenberg -- Scramble / set and costumes, Frank Stella -- RainForest / set and costumes, Andy Warhol -- Sounddance / set and costumes, Mark Lancaster -- Video triangle / created especially for the Dance in America series ; costumes, Mark Lancaster.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2143
Title
Merce Cunningham and Dance Company [videorecording] / WNET/13 ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; produced by Emile Ardolino ; choreography and commentary by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET/13, 1977.
Event
Telecast on the Dance in America series on January 5, 1977 by WNET/13, New York.
Credits
Music, John Cage (Branches, for amplified plant music) and David Tudor (RainForest V, an electronic ecology) ; lighting, Ralph Holmes.
Performer
Performed by Merce Cunningham and members of his company: Karole Armitage, Karen Attix, Ellen Cornfield, Morgan Ensminger, Meg Harper, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Charles Moulton, and Julie Roess-Smith.
Local Subject
Television. Dance in America.
Television. Merce Cunningham and Dance Company.
Videodance.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, commentator.
Armitage, Karole, dancer.
Attix, Karen, dancer.
Cornfield, Ellen, dancer.
Ensminger, Morgan, dancer.
Harper, Meg, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kovich, Robert, dancer.
Moulton, Charles, 1954- dancer.
Roess-Smith, Julie, dancer.
Cage, John. Composer
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Composer
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008. Designer
Charlip, Remy. Costume designer
Sekula, Sonja. Costume designer
Johns, Jasper, 1930- Costume designer
Stella, Frank. Designer. Costume designer
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987. Designer
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987. Costume designer
Lancaster, Mark. Designer. Costume designer
Brockway, Merrill. Director
Ardolino, Emile. Producer
Holmes, Ralph. Lighting designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Event for television [videorecording]
Minutiae (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Solo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Westbeth (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Antic meet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Scramble (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Video triangle (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Gift of the Kovich Dance Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2143
*MGZIC 9-365
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