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Cunningham Dance Foundation

Overview
Works: 73 works in 265 publications in 2 languages and 5,338 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Filmed dance  Nonfiction films  Televised dance  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  History  Case studies  Biographical films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Performer, Producer
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
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Points in space by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 802 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 by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 605 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
Cunningham dance technique elementary level( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates intermediate-level techniques and exercises of the Cunningham method of dance
Changing steps by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 286 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 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Merce Cunningham by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the works of Merce Cunningham and Company
Beach birds for camera by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company to John Cage's work Four³
Merce Cunningham & Co( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Merce Cunningham working with his company in studio
Deli commedia( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 165 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 )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 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
Merce by Merce by Paik by Nam June Paik( Visual )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 160 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. Merce by Merce by Paik is a two-part tribute to groundbreaking postmodern choreographer Merce Cunningham and avant-garde master Marcel Duchamp. Blue Studio: Five Segments is a stunning work of videodance by Merce Cunningham and his then filmmaker-in-residence, Charles Atlas. In Merce and Marcel, Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubota create a densely textured video collage that links the two visionary artists
Blue studio( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of a modern ballet
Locale by Charles Atlas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern dance production by the Cunningham Dance Foundation
The collaborators( Visual )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 150 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
Roamin' I by Charles Atlas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Westbeth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimenting with video, Cunningham created this work to make optimum use of the video space
Coast zone by Charles Atlas( Visual )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 135 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
Torse( Visual )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 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
Camera three by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents an experimental marriage of dance and video. Cunningham says they are not concerts but "events." His commentary links the various aspects of these performances
Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A videotape in two parts. The second is the film dance Channels/Inserts. In the first part Merce Cunningham and John Cage discuss in separate interviews, the influence of the other on his own work, as well as their collaboration together in the theater, the relationship between movement and sound and their use of chance operations. Interviews alternate with footage from earlier works that illustrate their style and aesthetic
 
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