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Event. at the Joyce

Title
Event. Nov. 8, 2000 [electronic resource] : at the Joyce / [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
2000.

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Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (110 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Filmed in wide shot.
  • Last 5 minutes of video is just blue screen.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Music by Paul De Marinis and Takehisa Kosugi.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York City, on Nov. 8, 2000.
Biography (note)
  • Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Performance (93 min.) -- Pause (5 min.) -- Interview with Merce Cunningham and David Vaughan [excerpt] (7 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1846
Title
Event. Nov. 8, 2000 [electronic resource] : at the Joyce / [presented by] the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
2000.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Credits
Music by Paul De Marinis and Takehisa Kosugi.
Performer
Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, David Kulick, Koji Minato, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York City, on Nov. 8, 2000.
Summary
This Event includes material from Locale, Changing steps, Installations, Un jour ou deux, Jacks, Winterbranch, 10's with shoes, Rondo. An excerpt from an on-stage interview conducted by Trevor Carlson with Merce Cunningham appears at the end of the disc. Vaughan and Cunningham discuss the origin of the company's Events and various Events staged in the past as well as the material and costumes for the present Event.
Biography
Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIDVD 5-1353.
Connect to:
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce. Interviewee
Andrieux, Cédric, dancer.
Bokaer, Jonah, dancer.
Boudreau, Lisa, dancer.
Chen, Ashley, dancer.
Cunningham, Paige, dancer.
Farmer, Holley, dancer.
Goggans, Jennifer, dancer.
Kirschner, Mandy, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Minato, Koji, dancer.
Squire, Daniel S., dancer.
Steele, Jeannie K., dancer.
Swan, Derry, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Therrien, Cheryl, dancer.
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- Composer
DeMarinis, Paul. Composer
Vaughan, David, 1924- Interviewee
Carlson, Trevor. Interviewer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1353 (former)
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