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Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse

Title
Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse [videorecording] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
c1997.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (108 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Uniform Title
  • Installations (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Windows (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Event (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.
  • Program B.
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. 19, 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)
  • DVD.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (31 min.): Installations (1996 ; New York premiere) / music, Trimpin (Thirteenstitches) ; video decor and lighting, Elliot Caplan, with thanks to Kelly Atallah ; costumes, Suzanne Gallo ; danced by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, 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 Trimpin.
  • Disc 2 (31 min.): Windows (1995 ; New York premiere) / music, Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (Microcosmos) ; decor, John Cage (Global village 1-36 [1989]) ; costumes, Suzanne Gallo ; lighting, Aaron Copp ; 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, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien ; music performed by Takehisa Kosugi, Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke.
  • Disc 3 (46 min.): BAMevent / music, Takehisa Kosugi, Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke ; decor, Robert Rauschenberg (Immerse [1994]) ; costumes, Suzanne Gallo ; lighting, David Covey ; sequences from: Torse (1976), danced by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Cheryl Therrien ; Pictures (1984), danced by Lisa Boudreau, Michael Cole, Maydelle Fason, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, Jared Phillips, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston ; duet from Points in space (1986), danced by Jean Freebury, Glen Rumsey ; duet from Trails (1982), danced by Foofwa d'Imobilité, Banu Ogan ; duet from Un jour ou deux (1973), danced by Thomas Caley, Jeannie Steele ; finale from Points in space (1986), danced by the Company. These sections from earlier dances have been arranged particularly for these performances.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-757
Title
Merce Cunningham, forward & reverse [videorecording] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
c1997.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
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. 19, 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
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-5611.
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. Composer
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- Composer
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Trimpin. Composer
Caplan, Elliot. Designer. Lighting designer
Atallah, Kelly. Lighting designer
Gallo, Suzanne. Costume designer
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo. Composer
Cage, John, set designer.
Copp, Aaron. Lighting designer
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- Composer. Performer
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008. Designer
Covey, David. Lighting 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
Installations (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Windows (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Related To
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-757
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