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Arcade [excerpt] [rehearsal]

Title
Arcade [excerpt] [electronic resource] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1985.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (16 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Dance rehearsals.
Note
  • Note on original container: stage left.
With (note)
  • On reel with: Shards [and] Fabrications, rehearsals (55 min.) Total time: 71 min.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 16, 1985.
Biography (note)
  • Arcade was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Ballet and premiered Sept. 1985 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia; Arcade was first performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in November, 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania. Arcade had a musical score by John Cage.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1990
Title
Arcade [excerpt] [electronic resource] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1985.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
With:
On reel with: Shards [and] Fabrications, rehearsals (55 min.) Total time: 71 min.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Helen Barrow, Catherine Kerr, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 16, 1985.
Summary
This video features an incomplete studio run-through of Arcade, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the video features run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications recorded in 1987.
Biography
Arcade was commissioned by the Pennsylvania Ballet and premiered Sept. 1985 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia; Arcade was first performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in November, 1985 at the University of Pennsylvania. Arcade had a musical score by John Cage.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIDVD 5-969.
The run-through is filmed from an angle that does not show the entire studio. For another recording of the same rehearsal filmed from a different angle (stage right) see *MGZIDF 1989.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Lent, Patricia, dancer.
Radford, Karen, 1957- dancer.
Remley, Rob, dancer.
Santimyer, Kristy, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Walker, Megan, dancer.
Quinn, Susan, dancer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-969 (former)
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