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Title
  • Roaratorio [videorecording] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1983.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-955Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (49 min.) : si., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Roaratorio (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Note on original container: Stage right.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, date unknown, 1983.
Biography (note)
  • Roaratorio, subtitled An Irish circus on Finnegan's Wake, premiered Oct. 26, 1983 in Lille, France, with a musical score by John Cage.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-955
Title
Roaratorio [videorecording] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1983.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Susan Emery, Lise Friedman, Alan Good, Neil Greenberg, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Judy Lazaroff, Joseph Lennon, Rob Remley, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, and others.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, date unknown, 1983.
Summary
This tape contains a studio run-through of Roaratorio.
Biography
Roaratorio, subtitled An Irish circus on Finnegan's Wake, premiered Oct. 26, 1983 in Lille, France, with a musical score by John Cage.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Note
The rehearsal is shot from an angle that does not show the entire studio. For a run-through of Roaratorio filmed from another angle (stage left) see *MGZIDVD 5-956.
Transferred from original 1/2 in. open reel by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation. Poor picture quality.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Emery, Susan, dancer.
Friedman, Lise, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Lazaroff, Judy, dancer.
Lennon, Joseph, dancer.
Remley, Rob, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Walker, Megan, dancer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Roaratorio (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-955
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