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Torse trio [and] Touchbase [videorecording] : rehearsal

Title
Torse trio [and] Touchbase [videorecording] : rehearsal / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1992.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (98 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
  • Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Touchbase (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Note on original container: stage left.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, on May 29, 1992.
Biography (note)
  • Touchbase was commissioned and premiered by Rambert Dance Company in June 1992. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company premiered Touchbase in Mar. 1993. Touchbase had a musical score by Michael Pugliese.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Torse trio [first run-through] / rehearsed by Alan Good, David Kulick and [Victoria Finlayson?] (6 min.) -- Torse trio [second run-through] / rehearsed by same cast as first run-through (6 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by Michael Cole, Emma Diamond, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, and others (29 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by members of Rambert Dance (29 min.) -- Touchbase / rehearsed by Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Frédéric Gafner, Alan Good, Jenifer Weaver and others (28 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-996
OCLC
144727524
Title
Torse trio [and] Touchbase [videorecording] : rehearsal / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1992.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, including Helen Barrow, Kimberly Bartosik, Michael Cole, Emma Diamond, Frédéric Gafner, Alan Good, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, Jenifer Weaver, and by members of Rambert Dance, probably Shelley Baker, Steven Brett, Amanda Britton, Alexandra Dyer, Paul Old, Susan Warsop, Glenn Wilsinson.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, on May 29, 1992.
Summary
This disc contains two run-throughs of the trio section from Torse, and three run-throughs of Touchbase, by two casts of Cunningham dancers and the Rambert Dance Company cast. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the entire studio. For another recording of the same rehearsal filmed from a different angle (stage left), see *MGZIDVD 5-996.
Biography
Touchbase was commissioned and premiered by Rambert Dance Company in June 1992. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company premiered Touchbase in Mar. 1993. Touchbase had a musical score by Michael Pugliese.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Barrow, Helen, dancer.
Bartosik, Kimberly, dancer.
Cole, Michael Eugene, dancer.
Diamond, Emma, dancer.
Gafner, Frédéric, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Lent, Patricia, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Weaver, Jenifer, dancer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Rambert Dance Company.
Added Title
Torse (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Touchbase (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-996
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