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Wachauer Theater Festival [videorecording] : [Merce Cunningham Dance Company].

Title
Wachauer Theater Festival [videorecording] : [Merce Cunningham Dance Company].
Publication
1991.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (PAL) (35 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Wachaeuer Theater Festival, Krems, Austria, in June 1991.
Language (note)
  • In English and German.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Promotional spots for Wachauer Theater Festival (in German) (7 min.) -- Interview with Merce Cunningham (in English) (6 min.) -- Event performance (22 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-323
Title
Wachauer Theater Festival [videorecording] : [Merce Cunningham Dance Company].
Imprint
1991.
Country of Producing Entity
Germany.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Interviewee: Merce Cunningham. Dance segment performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Merce Cunningham, Emma Diamond, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Larissa McGoldrick, Robert Swinston, Jenifer Weaver.
Event
Videotaped at the Wachaeuer Theater Festival, Krems, Austria, in June 1991.
Summary
This disc contains material relating to the Merce Cunningham Dance Company's appearance at the Wachauer Theater Festival. The first segment includes three German-language promotional spots for the festival; each spot includes footage of performances and rehearsals at the festival and brief reports on groups appearing there, including a circus troupe from Budapest; the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, presenting a series of performances titled Movement in time and space; and the Russian group Ragtime for Clowns. The second segment on the disc is an English-language interview with Cunningham, in which he discusses his views on dance and movement, the site-specific component of his company's Events, and his future plans. The last segment on the disc is an Event performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including an extended solo by Cunningham.
Language
In English and German.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Cunningham, Merce, interviewee.
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Bartosik, Kimberly, dancer.
Cole, Michael Eugene, dancer.
Diamond, Emma, dancer.
Finlayson, Victoria, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Lent, Patricia, dancer.
McGoldrick, Larissa, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Weaver, Jenifer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-323
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