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Scenario no. 1 [and] Installations [videorecording] : [rehearsal]

Title
Scenario no. 1 [and] Installations [videorecording] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Publication
1997.

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Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (75 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
  • Installations (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Note on original container: SL [i.e. stage left].
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, June 1998.
Biography (note)
  • Ocean premiered at the Cirque Royal in Brussels on May 18, 1994, with a musical score by David Tudor and Andrew Culver, based on ideas of John Cage. Installation premiered in Seattle on May 2, 1996 with a musical score by Trimpin. Ocean and Installations were both revived by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in 1998.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Contents
Ocean (90 min.) -- Installations [excerpt] (12 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-445
OCLC
144727570
Title
Scenario no. 1 [and] Installations [videorecording] : [rehearsal] / choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Imprint
1997.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Jean Freebury, Foofwa d'Imobilité [aka Frédéric Gafner], David Kulick, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Jared Phillips, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien, and others.
Event
Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, June 1998.
Summary
This disc contains a run-through of Ocean, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment, followed by a run-through of an excerpt from Installations.
Biography
Ocean premiered at the Cirque Royal in Brussels on May 18, 1994, with a musical score by David Tudor and Andrew Culver, based on ideas of John Cage. Installation premiered in Seattle on May 2, 1996 with a musical score by Trimpin. Ocean and Installations were both revived by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in 1998.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Boudreau, Lisa, dancer.
Caley, Thomas, dancer.
Freebury, Jean, dancer.
Gafner, Frédéric, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Mohr, Matthew D., dancer.
Ogan, Banu, dancer.
Phillips, Jared, dancer.
Steele, Jeannie, dancer.
Swan, Derry, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Therrien, Cheryl, dancer.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Ocean (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Installations (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-445
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