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Ocean [videorecording] : [overhead view]

Title
Ocean [videorecording] : [overhead view] / [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
1998.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (PAL) (97 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Filmed in from overhead. The picture is dark and poor quality.
Credits (note)
  • Design and lighting: Marsha Skinner.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at Le Zenith, Montpellier, France, on June 27, 1998.
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
*MGZIDVD 5-1405
Title
Ocean [videorecording] : [overhead view] / [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
1998.
Country of Producing Entity
France.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Credits
Design and lighting: Marsha Skinner.
Performer
Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Matthew Mohr, David Kulick, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Glen Rumsey, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Event
Videotaped at Le Zenith, Montpellier, France, on June 27, 1998.
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.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Boudreau, Lisa, dancer.
Caley, Thomas, dancer.
Farmer, Holley, dancer.
Fason, Maydelle, dancer.
Freebury, Jean, dancer.
Gafner, Frédéric, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Mohr, Matthew, 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 5-1405
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