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Torse

Title
Torse [motion picture] / film production by Niels Melo ; direction and editing by Charles Atlas ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Maryanne Amacher.
Publication
c1977.

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Moving imagePermit needed *MGZHB 20-2369 (c)Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Armitage, Karole
  • Burns, Louise Ann
  • Cornfield, Ellen
  • Ensminger, Morgan
  • Fox, Lisa
  • Harper, Meg
  • Komar, Chris
  • Kovich, Robert
  • Roess-Smith, Julie
  • Self, Jim, 1954-
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Atlas, Charles.
  • Melo, Niels.
  • Amacher, Maryanne.
  • Lancaster, Mark.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
  • DHCA.
Description
2 film reels (55 min., 2200 ft.) : sd., col.; 16 mm.
Uniform Title
Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Closed.
Credits (note)
  • Costumes, Mark Lancaster.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Morgan Ensminger, Lisa Fox, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-Smith, and Jim Self.
Event (note)
  • Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection by Charles Atlas, Merce Cunningham and Niels Melo on August 24-26, 1977, at Meany Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2369
OCLC
NYPY877017131-F
Title
Torse [motion picture] / film production by Niels Melo ; direction and editing by Charles Atlas ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Maryanne Amacher.
Imprint
c1977.
Performer
Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Karole Armitage, Louise Burns, Ellen Cornfield, Morgan Ensminger, Lisa Fox, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-Smith, and Jim Self.
Restricted Access
Closed.
Credits
Costumes, Mark Lancaster.
Event
Filmed for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection by Charles Atlas, Merce Cunningham and Niels Melo on August 24-26, 1977, at Meany Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Summary
This film utilizes the split screen method which permits the viewer to see the movement from two different aspects at the same time. To see the left and right screen versions optically printed onto one film, see *MGZIC 9-1144 Torse.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Subject
Television. Torse.
Added Author
Armitage, Karole, dancer.
Burns, Louise Ann, dancer.
Cornfield, Ellen, dancer.
Ensminger, Morgan, dancer.
Fox, Lisa, dancer.
Harper, Meg, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kovich, Robert, dancer.
Roess-Smith, Julie, dancer.
Self, Jim, 1954- dancer.
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Atlas, Charles. Director. Film editor
Melo, Niels. Producer
Amacher, Maryanne. Composer
Lancaster, Mark. Costume designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Added Title
Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2369 Not for public use; use instead *MGZIC 9-1144
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