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Good, Alan

Overview
Works: 123 works in 153 publications in 2 languages and 157 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Televised dance  Dance television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Filmed dance  Short films  Interviews  Biographical films 
Roles: Dancer, Author, Translator, Interviewee, Actor
Classifications: GV1783, 792.8
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CRWDSPCR( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 7 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 choreorgaphy and the rehearsal process
Beach birds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 5 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
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 )

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
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
Native green [rehearsal]( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Native green. The first 30 min. of the tape contains a run-through of Phrases
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
Annual of commercial spaces by Francisco Asencio Cerver( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breakers [rehearsal]( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a run-through of Breakers, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The rehearsal is filmed from an angle that does not show the entire studio. For another recording of the same rehearsal filmed from another angle (stage left), see *MGZIDVD 5-404
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
Doubles [and] Pictures [rehearsals]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains studio run-throughs of Doubles and Pictures, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment. The remainder of the tape contains a dress rehearsal of Squaregame filmed in 1976
Merce Cunningham by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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
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
Enter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This disc contains a studio run-through of Enter
Inventions rehearsal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape contains a run-through of Inventions, rehearsed in silence
Enter 1 & 2 rehearsal( Visual )

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

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.)
Change of address [rehearsal]( Visual )

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

This disc contains a studio run-through of Change of address, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment
Doubletoss [rehearsal]( Visual )

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

This disc contains two recordings of a run-through of the last 3 min. Doubletoss, filmed from different angles. For a full run-through of Doubletoss filmed on the same date, see *MGZIDVD 5-1000 (stage right) and *MGZIDVD 5-401 (stage left)
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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