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Cunningham Dance Foundation

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Works: 79 works in 241 publications in 2 languages and 4,509 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  History  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
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Points in space by Merce Cunningham Dance Company ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1st half of the BBC's documentary follows the independent preparations of Merce Cunningham's choreography for Points in space, and John Cage's text-sound, computer-music composition, Voiceless essay, or, Writings through the essay "On the duty of civil disobedience," for a TV studio production; the second half presents the combination of choreography and music in the final TV production
Cage Cunningham ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
Changing steps by Cunningham Dance Foundation ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merce Cunningham created and choreographed his "Changing steps" in 1973. On April 10th, 1974 he videotaped a performance of the work in black and white in his studio in New York City. The present tape is an ingenious collage of film clips from the New York tape (in black and white) and of clips recording later performances in Germany and various U.S. locations shot in color. Seen together these clips constitute a record of the complete work in both rehearsal and performance as well as in black and white and color
Split sides by Charles Atlas ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home use only
Cunningham dance technique ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to a number of the elements that comprise the basis of the Cunningham technique for dancers as given in the Westbeth Studio in New York City
Cunningham dance technique intermediate level ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates intermediate-level techniques and exercises of the Cunningham method of dance
Beach birds for camera ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of a modern dance work originally made for the stage. The film combines different shooting locations, black and white and color film and stereo. sound to present the dance through the visual medium of film
Merce Cunningham & Co ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Merce Cunningham working with his company in studio
Merce Cunningham by Merce Cunningham ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the works of Merce Cunningham and Company
Deli commedia ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A made-for-videotape dance work conceived as slapstick comedy. Followed by a brief interview with Cunningham on choreography for the camera
Variations V by John Cage ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A multimedia work involving twelve sound sensitive electronic poles placed around the stage, which are triggered by the dancers' movements and then altered or delayed by the musicians. Footage of rehearsals and other stock footage images overlay the film of the performance and are also projected from television screens during the performance. Non-dance related activities are also performed
The collaborators ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview with John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg who discuss their collaborative efforts in artistic dance production. Includes excerpts from dance productions such as Travelogue and Nocturnes, as well as the entire production of Coast zone
Walkaround time ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homage to Marcel Duchamp. Embodies aspects of the artist's work, such as transparency, motion, the role of the viewer, and the nature of vision. The transparency of the set allows parts of the dance action to be observed within and behind the decor
Merce by Merce by Paik by Charles Atlas ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collaboration between video artist Nam June Paik and modern dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham. Cunningham performs two of his works, while Paik supplies electronic effects and clips
Locale by Charles Atlas ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern dance production by the Cunningham Dance Foundation
Coast zone ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cunningham and Atlas explore a new aspect of choreography in relation to the camera. The use of deep-focus, contrasting background figures with those in the foreground. The "videodance" was shot in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, where great spatial depth and camera mobility could enhance Cunningham's style of extended energetic dance
Roamin' I by Charles Atlas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Production by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Westbeth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experimenting with video, Cunningham created this work to make optimum use of the video space
Torse ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern dance performance utilizing the split screen method which permits the viewer to see the movement from two different aspects at the same time. The right and left screen versions have been optically printed onto one film. There are five basic positions utilized - upright, arch, twist, tilt and curve. All aspects of the continuity were chance-determined: the sequence of phrases, the number of things happening at once, and the number of dancers involved in a given phrase
Channels/Inserts ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Channels/Inserts is a continuation of the process by which Cunningham and Atlas are developing the grammar of filmdance. Cunningham was interested in the possibility of placing the cast and the scenes in such a way as to give the sense of dual events happening concurrently
 
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