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Beach birds [TV coverage and] dress rehearsal

Title
Beach birds [electronic resource] : [TV coverage and] dress rehearsal / choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.
Publication
1991.

Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (33 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Television.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • The picture is unstable.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Costumes by Marsha Skinner.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in dress rehearsal at the James Joyce/John Cage Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20, 1991. Television segment broadcast on Schweizer Fernsehen, June 20, 1991.
Language (note)
  • In German.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3152
OCLC
NYPG06-F564
Title
Beach birds [electronic resource] : [TV coverage and] dress rehearsal / choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.
Imprint
1991.
Country of Producing Entity
Switzerland.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Credits
Costumes by Marsha Skinner.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, David Kulick, Larissa McGoldrick, Randall Sanderson, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum, Jenifer Weaver.
Event
Videotaped in dress rehearsal at the James Joyce/John Cage Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20, 1991. Television segment broadcast on Schweizer Fernsehen, June 20, 1991.
Summary
The first three minutes of the video features a television report in German about Merce Cunningham and John Cage's collaboration Beach birds, which premiered June 20, 1991 at the James Joyce/John Cage festival. The remainder of the video features unedited footage of a dress rehearsal for Beach birds and musicians performing the score.
Language
In German.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIDVD 5-1360.
Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cage, John. Composer
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Bartosik, Kimberly, dancer.
Cole, Michael Eugene, dancer.
Finlayson, Victoria, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
McGoldrick, Larissa, dancer.
Sanderson, Randall, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Teitelbaum, Carol, dancer.
Weaver, Jenifer, dancer.
Skinner, Marsha. Costume designer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Schweizer Fernsehen DRS.
Added Title
Beach birds (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1360 (former)
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