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Looking at dance : Merce Cunningham speaks to the American Dance Festival community.

Author: Merce Cunningham; David Vaughan; American Dance Festival.
Publisher: 1996.
Series: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Merce Cunningham begins the program by introducing David Vaughan, describing how Vaughan became involved with the Cunningham company. Cunningham continues to speak about his company's beginnings at Black Mountain College; the current state of the dance world, and the influence of television on how people view dance; his interest in pure movement; recollections of Mrs. Barrett, his first dance teacher; his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video
Named Person: Merce Cunningham; Merce Cunningham
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Merce Cunningham; David Vaughan; American Dance Festival.
OCLC Number: 78682917
Performer(s): Speakers: Merce Cunningham, David Vaughan.
Event notes: Videotaped at the American Dance Festival, Durham, N.C., on June 22, 1996.
Description: 1 videodisc (NTSC) (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection

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Merce Cunningham begins the program by introducing David Vaughan, describing how Vaughan became involved with the Cunningham company. Cunningham continues to speak about his company's beginnings at Black Mountain College; the current state of the dance world, and the influence of television on how people view dance; his interest in pure movement; recollections of Mrs. Barrett, his first dance teacher; his collaborations with John Cage and other composers; his use of Life Forms computer software, and of chance procedures, in creating choreography. Vaughan and Cunningham answer questions from the audience, discussing the multiplicity of rhythms in Cunningham's choreography; the making of the work Ocean; how Cunningham was influenced by the I ching and by Zen Buddist ideas about decentralization; Cunningham's ideas about the expressive qualities of movement.

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