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Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse

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Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse [electronic resource] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
c1997.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
3 streaming video files (128 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Uniform Title
  • Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Alternative Title
  • Forward and reverse
  • Forward & reverse
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • 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.
  • Program A.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Cameraperson, Mark Robison; founding musical director, John Cage; musical director, Takehisa Kosugi; assistant to the choreographer, Robert Swinston.
Event (note)
  • 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 (note)
  • 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.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
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.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-756
Title
Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse [electronic resource] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
c1997.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
003127 004748 004853
Credits
Cameraperson, Mark Robison; founding musical director, John Cage; musical director, Takehisa Kosugi; assistant to the choreographer, Robert Swinston.
Performer
Danced by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Event
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.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
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.
System Details
Streaming video.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-5610.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
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Added Author
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- Composer. Conductor. Instrumentalist
Kawakubo, Rei, 1942- Costume designer
Nihei, Masao. Lighting designer
Kawasaki, Takao. Designer
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Character Generators/Video.
DHCA.
Added Title
Forward and reverse
Forward & reverse
Rondo (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Scenario (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-756
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