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Swinston, Robert

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company : Park Avenue Armory event( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On December 29, 30 and 31, 2011, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company presented six valedictory performances at Park Avenue Armory before disbanding. The event marked the conclusion of the Company's Legacy Tour and the culmination of nearly 60 years of innovation. Disc 3 includes recent and archival excerpts from each of the repertory works featured on the Legacy Tour
Robert by Christian Wolff( )

1 edition published in 2014 and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRWDSPCR( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the creation of CRWDSPCR, which Merce Cunningham choreographed with the aid of Life Forms computer software. Rehearsal footage is interspersed with comments from Cunningham and the dancers about how the computer software affects the choreography and the rehearsal process
Eyewitness ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains footage filmed for a German television segment on the first Kunstenfestival des Arts in Brussels. Merce Cunningham speaks to reporters about the score for Ocean, its performance in the round, the collaborators who worked on Ocean, and the reason for its title. An hour of excerpts from a performance of Ocean at the festival follow. Festival founder Fri Leyson is interviewed about the festival's origins, its significance in bringing together the French and Flemish cultures of Belgium and reflecting the European situation, its sources of funding and the inclusion of Chinese works. The last 8 min. of the disc contains an edited compilation of the preceding footage, with voice-over translations in German, probably for a television segment
Beach birds( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 6 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
BIPED( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program features a panel discussion on the Merce Cunningham dance Biped, preceded by an excerpt from the piece, which combines live dancers with digital images. Panelists discuss the application of computer technology to choreography, specifically the Character Studio software used to capture the dancers' movements, rendering animated three-dimensional images that serve as both notation and as visual counterpoint in Biped. During the panel, the dancers demonstrate the motion capture process in front of a large monitor. The discussion is followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience
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
Ground level overlay : [rehearsal]( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Ground level overlay, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
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
Event : Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Event contains material from Winterbranch, Kronos event, Cross currents, Fielding sixes, Ocean, Overpopulation, Way station, Un jour ou deux, Squaregame
Interscape( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Interscape, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Loosestrife : [rehearsal]( Visual )

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

This disc contains a studio run-through of Loosestrife, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the entire studio
Inventions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Inventions, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Way station : [rehearsal]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Way station, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment, with a studio version of the decor created for the piece by Charles Long. The run-through lasts 31 min., and the last 6 min. of the disc contain retakes of excerpts from the piece
Split sides( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Split sides consists of two sections and has two sets of costumes, decor and music. The ordering of the elements is determined before each performance by rolling dice. This disc contains two full performances of Split sides with variant combinations of the elements
Inlets 2 [and] Roaratorio( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains studio run-throughs of Inlets 2 and Roaratorio, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Pond way, Event, [and] CRWDSPCR( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program is introduced by Jacob's Pillow executive director Ella Baff, who speaks about Merce Cunningham's choreographic innovations. The performance of Pond way begins at 4 min. into the disc
Doubletoss : [rehearsal of ending]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Doubletoss. At the end of the run-through, the dancers rehearse bows and Chris Komar explains the choreography for the bows
Tate Modern event( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These discs contain raw footage of an Event performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the turbine hall at the Tate Modern, filmed by miltiple cameras, including footage of the set-up for the performance, audience members, the musicians performing the score, the performance, and curtain calls. This Event included material from Ocean, Changing steps Rondo, and Change of address
Views on stage : [rehearsal]( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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