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Finlayson, Victoria

Overview
Works: 61 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 77 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Televised dance  Dance television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films  Interviews  History  Dance films 
Roles: Dancer
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victoria Finlayson
Beach birds( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Beach birds, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the whole studio
Points in space by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hour-long broadcast begins with a documentary on the making of Points in space. The documentary includes interviews with the artists who collaborated on this work (Cunningham, Cage, Anastasi, Bradshaw, and dancer Catherine Kerr), interspersed with scenes of rehearsals in New York and recording in London. Cage is seen conferring with the computer experts at Brooklyn College who helped synthesize the score. Points in space is shown in its entirety at the end of the program
Neighbors( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performance of Neighbors lasts 26 min.; a 5 min. excerpt from Beach birds follows
Loosestrife [rehearsal]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Loosestrife, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
August pace [with panel discussion excerpts]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a performance of August pace and excerpts from two panel discussions that took place during the symposium Celebrating Merce Cunningham at the University of California, Berkeley. The first panel, titled A kind of anarchy, features composer/musicians who collaborated with Cunningham discussing their own music and their work with the Cunningham company. The panelists discuss the influence of electronic technology on their music; their views on various contemporary composers; and the process of their collaborations with Merce Cunningham. In the second panel, John Cage speaks about the relationship between his graphic art work and his music; Cunningham speaks about his dancers' timing and the introduction of replacement dancers in his company
Inventions rehearsal( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains a run-through of Inventions, rehearsed in silence
Changing steps by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These discs contain raw footage of Changing steps for a 1989 film by Elliot Caplan that combined this footage with excerpts from June 1988 performances and a 1974 performance of the same piece. The last 2 min. of disc 7 contain multiple takes of a spoken introduction to the piece by Robert Redford (without picture.)
Shards [and] Fabrications [rehearsals]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains studio run-throughs of Shards and Fabrications, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The first 16 min. of the tape contains a partial run-through of Arcade recorded in 1985
Change of address [rehearsal]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Change of address, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Merce Cunningham Symposium at the Southern Methodist University( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Streaming file 5, Oct. 23, 2:00pm-3:15pm, side 1: Panel on Merce Cunningham at Black Mountain College with moderator David Vaughan and panelists M.C. Richards, David Tudor, Marianne Preger-Simon, and Carolyn Brown; topics include: the history of Black Mountain College, Merce Cunningham and John Cage's performances and classes at Black Mountain College, the panelists roles in the Piège de Méduse performance directed by Cunningham and Cage at Black Mountain College in 1953, M.C. Richards speaks about Antonin Artaud's philosophy on theater and Jungian philosophy as influential to Cunningham and Cage at that time, Preger-Simon and Brown speak about their first experiences with Cunningham and the summer of 1953 at Black Mountain College, Tudor speaks about Cunningham and his explorations with using avant garde music of the time, especially in his solos with music by Christian Wolff; works mentioned: Piège de Méduse, and Suite by chance (1953)
RainForest [and] Eleven( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

August pace, Fabrications [and] Cargo X( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fabrications( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Fabrications, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Field and figures, Walkaround time [excerpt], and Cargo X [rehearsals]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Field and figures; a run-through of an excerpt from Walkaround time, and two run-throughs of Cargo X with different casts, all in rehearsal clothes and without musical accompaniment
Septet, Fabrications [and] Carousal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Liz Thompson, director of Jacob's Pillow, introduces the program, which includes Carousal, commissioned by Jacob's Pillow
Points in space( )

1 edition published in 1988 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beach birds, Neighbors [and] Trackers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Inlets 2 [and] Roaratorio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This tape contains studio run-throughs of Inlets 2 and Roaratorio, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Merce Cunningham by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program was part of a week-long series of films relating to Merce Cunningham shown on MetroArts/Thirteen. The program begins with an interview in which Cunningham discusses how and why he uses chance procedures in creating choreography. Cunningham also discusses differences between the versions of Points in space for camera and stage, and technical aspects of the production of Variations V. Following the interview a documentary on the production of Points in space is shown. Merce Cunningham and John Cage discuss Points in space and their views on music and dance. Interspersed are scenes of the company rehearsing for the filming of the dance in London. The actual filmed work appears 27 min. into the documentary and lasts 28 min. A film of Variations V, originally telecast in Germany in 1966, concludes the program
Grand Central dances : Merce Cunningham segment( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is footage from a segment of a documentary on Grand Central Dances. See *MGZIC 9-3494 for full documentary
 
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