Research Catalog

Ocean

Title
Ocean [electronic resource] / [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham; music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on a conception of John Cage.
Publication
1996.

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Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (97 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Filmed in close shot.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Design and lighting: Marsha Skinner.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, New York City, on Aug. 1, 1996.
Biography (note)
  • Ocean was originally conceived by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, based on the writings of James Joyce. It was completed after Cage's death with music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on Cage's ideas. It premiered at the Cirque Royal, Belgium, May 18, 1994.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3100
Title
Ocean [electronic resource] / [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham; music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on a conception of John Cage.
Imprint
1996.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Credits
Design and lighting: Marsha Skinner.
Performer
Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Kimberly Bartosik, Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Jean Freebury, Frédéric Gafner, China Laudisio, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Event
Videotaped at Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center, New York City, on Aug. 1, 1996.
Summary
The video begins with 3 min. of footage of the performance space in Damrosch Park preceding the performance of Ocean.
Biography
Ocean was originally conceived by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, based on the writings of James Joyce. It was completed after Cage's death with music by Andrew Culver and David Tudor, based on Cage's ideas. It premiered at the Cirque Royal, Belgium, May 18, 1994.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIDVD 5-371.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Boudreau, Lisa, dancer.
Cole, Michael Eugene, dancer.
Caley, Thomas, dancer.
Freebury, Jean, dancer.
Gafner, Frédéric, dancer.
Laudisio, China, dancer.
Mohr, Matthew, dancer.
Bartosik, Kimberly, dancer.
Ogan, Banu, dancer.
Phillips, Jared, dancer.
Rumsey, Glen, dancer.
Steele, Jeannie K., dancer.
Swan, Derry, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Therrien, Cheryl, dancer.
Cage, John. Conceptor
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Composer
Culver, Andrew, 1953- Composer
Skinner, Marsha. Designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-371 (former)
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