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Arcade [and] Fielding sixes [excerpt] [rehearsals]

Title
Arcade [and] Fielding sixes [excerpt] [electronic resource] : [rehearsals] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1985-1986.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (70 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
  • Arcade (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Fielding sixes (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Dance rehearsals.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 1985 (Arcade, early version) and Mar. 1986 (Fielding sixes, Arcade final version).
Biography (note)
  • Fielding sixes premiered on June 30, 1980, in London, with a musical score by John Cage. 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.
Contents
Arcade [incomplete early version] / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Catherine Kerr, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others (16 min.) -- Fielding sixes [excerpt] / rehearsed by Victoria Finlayson, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Susan Quinn Young (6 min.) -- Arcade (final version) / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Neil Greenberg, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Karen Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Susan Quinn Young and others (48 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1988
Title
Arcade [and] Fielding sixes [excerpt] [electronic resource] : [rehearsals] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1985-1986.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Neil Greenberg, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Karen Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, Susan Quinn Young and others.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Aug. 1985 (Arcade, early version) and Mar. 1986 (Fielding sixes, Arcade final version).
Summary
This video features two studio run-throughs of Arcade, the first an early, incomplete version and the second the complete final version. The second rehearsal on the video is an excerpt from Fielding sixes; this recording is black-and-white and silent.
Biography
Fielding sixes premiered on June 30, 1980, in London, with a musical score by John Cage. 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 5-967.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Finlayson, Victoria, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Greenberg, Neil, 1959- dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, 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)
Fielding sixes (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-967 (former)
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