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Title
  • Scramble, Canfield, Landrover [and] Changing steps [videorecording] : [rehearsals] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1968-1970.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (115 min.) : si., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
  • Canfield (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Scramble (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Poor picture quality.
  • Contents (incomplete) from original container.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance in Holland, July 1970; in performance at Upton Auditorium, State University College, Buffalo, N.Y., Mar. 8, 1968; and in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, dates unknown, ca. 1970.
Biography (note)
  • Scramble premiered in 1967, with a musical score by Toshi Ichiyanagi. Canfield premiered in 1969, with a score by Pauline Olivero. Landrover premiered in 1972, with a musical score by John Cage, David Tudor and Gordon Mumma. Changing steps premiered in 1973, with a musical score by David Berhman, John Cage, Gordon Mumma and David Tudor.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Scramble (Dutch) -- Scramble (Buffalo) [excerpts] -- Leg duet -- Canfield no. 1 -- Canfield no. 2 -- Landrover duet -- Changing steps.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-456
Title
Scramble, Canfield, Landrover [and] Changing steps [videorecording] : [rehearsals] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1968-1970.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Merce Cunningham, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Cathy Kerr, Robert Kovich, Chris Komar, and others.
Event
Videotaped in performance in Holland, July 1970; in performance at Upton Auditorium, State University College, Buffalo, N.Y., Mar. 8, 1968; and in rehearsals at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, dates unknown, ca. 1970.
Summary
This disc contains two performances of Scramble, including a partial copy of a kinescope of Scramble performed at the Upton Auditorium, State University College, Buffalo, N.Y. on March 8, 1968 for the second Buffalo Festival of the Arts, aired over WNED-TV, Buffalo. The remainder of the disc contains studio rehearsals of Canfield, Landrover and Changing steps.
Biography
Scramble premiered in 1967, with a musical score by Toshi Ichiyanagi. Canfield premiered in 1969, with a score by Pauline Olivero. Landrover premiered in 1972, with a musical score by John Cage, David Tudor and Gordon Mumma. Changing steps premiered in 1973, with a musical score by David Berhman, John Cage, Gordon Mumma and David Tudor.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Note
Transferred from original 1/2 in. open reels by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer, dancer.
Kovich, Robert, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana, dancer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Scramble (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Canfield (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-456
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