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Merce Cunningham's sixty years of dancing [videorecording] : Brooklyn Academy of Music tribute to Merce Cunningham.

Title
Merce Cunningham's sixty years of dancing [videorecording] : Brooklyn Academy of Music tribute to Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1997.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-2011 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (93 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Music.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container.
Credits (note)
  • Host: Garrison Keillor. Video collage by Elliot Caplan.
  • Sounddance. Music by David Tudor. Design by Mark Lancaster.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on May 19, 1997.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Introduction / by Twyla Tharp -- For Merce / choreographed and performed by Trisha Brown -- Flash in the pan / choreographed by Mark Morris; performed by Mark Morris, Harvey Lichtenstein and the Mark Morris Dance Group -- Facing north [excerpt] / performed by Meredith Monk and Theo Bleckmann -- Walkaround time [excerpt] / performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov -- Seven minutes, a gift for Merce / performed by Bill Irwin -- Sounddance / performed by Robert Swinston, Jeannie Steele, Foofwa d'Imobilité, Thomas Caley, Michael Cole, Cheryl Therrien, and Jenifer Weaver of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company -- Solo / performed by Merce Cunningham.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2011
Title
Merce Cunningham's sixty years of dancing [videorecording] : Brooklyn Academy of Music tribute to Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1997.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Credits
Host: Garrison Keillor. Video collage by Elliot Caplan.
Sounddance. Music by David Tudor. Design by Mark Lancaster.
Event
Videotaped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on May 19, 1997.
Summary
In this tribute to Merce Cunningham, performances are interspersed with a video collage of archival footage and monologues by Garrison Keillor.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Subject
Tributes.
Added Author
Keillor, Garrison. Host
Caplan, Elliot. Videographer
Tharp, Twyla. Speaker
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017 choreographer.
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017. Performer
Morris, Mark, 1956- choreographer.
Morris, Mark, 1956- Performer
Lichtenstein, Harvey. Performer
Monk, Meredith. Composer
Monk, Meredith. Performer
Bleckmann, Theo. Performer
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- performer.
Irwin, Bill, 1950- performer.
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Tudor, David, 1926-1996. Composer
Caley, Thomas, dancer.
Cole, Michael Eugene, dancer.
Gafner, Frédéric, dancer.
Steele, Jeannie K., dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Therrien, Cheryl, dancer.
Lancaster, Mark. Designer
Mark Morris Dance Group.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2011
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