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Changing steps

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Changing steps [electronic resource]
Publication
c1989.

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1 streaming video file (36 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences
Uniform Title
Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Note
  • Co-produced by Cunningham Dance Foundation and La Sept. Producer/editor: Elliot Caplan. Directors: Caplan, Merce Cunningham. Director of photography: Matthew Williams. Narrator: Robert Redford.
  • Choreography: Merce Cunningham. Music: John Cage (Cartridge music). Design: Elliot Caplan. Costumes: Mark Lancaster, Suzanne Gallo.
  • Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Emma Diamond, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Dennis O'Connor, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Robert Wood, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Meg Harper, Catherine Kerr, Robert Kovich, Brynar Mehl, Charles Moulton, Valda Setterfield and Julie Roess-Smith.
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  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2876
Title
Changing steps [electronic resource]
Imprint
c1989.
Summary
A performance of the dance 'Changing Steps' choreographed by Merce Cunningham in 1973. In its original form it consisted of a solo dance for each member of the Company, 5 duets, 2 trios, 2 quartets and 2 quintets, which could be performed in any order and separately or overlapping if space allowed.
Video collage of different recordings of the dance work Changing steps, taped at the following locations and dates: Merce Cunningham Dance Studio at Westbeth, New York, in April 1974; Bühnen der Stadt in Bielefeld, Stadthalle in Neuss, and Forum in Leverkusen, all in West Germany, in June 1988; Sundance Institute, Provo, Utah, in October 1988; and Sunrise Studios, Orem, Utah, in October 1988. The dancers who appear in the 1974 (b&w) footage are: Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Meg Harper, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Brynar Mehl, Charles Moulton, Valda Setterfield, and Julie Roess-Smith. Appearing in the 1988 (color) footage are: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Emma Diamond, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Dennis O'Connor, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, and Robert Wood. The dance footage is preceded by a brief introduction.
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Former classmark: *MGZIDVD 5-910.
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Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Local Subject
Television. Changing steps.
Videodance.
Added Author
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana, dancer.
Harper, Meg, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kovich, Robert, dancer.
Mehl, Brynar, dancer.
Moulton, Charles, 1954- dancer.
Setterfield, Valda, dancer.
Roess-Smith, Julie, dancer.
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Bartosik, Kimberly, dancer.
Diamond, Emma, dancer.
Finlayson, Victoria, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Lent, Patricia, dancer.
McGoldrick, Larissa, dancer.
O'Connor, Dennis, dancer.
Santimyer, Kristy, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Teitelbaum, Carol, dancer.
Wood, Robert, dancer.
Caplan, Elliot. Producer. Director. Designer
Cage, John. Composer
Cage, John. Cartridge music.
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, director.
Lancaster, Mark. Costume designer
Gallo, Suzanne. Costume designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Added Title
Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-910 (former)
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