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Author: Maryanne Amacher; Charles Atlas; Merce Cunningham; Cunningham Dance Foundation.; Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Cunningham Dance Foundation, 1978, 1977.
Series: Dance in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Filmed dance
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)593757836
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maryanne Amacher; Charles Atlas; Merce Cunningham; Cunningham Dance Foundation.; Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
OCLC Number: 830520332
Notes: Previously released on DVD.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2008. (Dance in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Description: 1 online resource (56 min.)
Series Title: Dance in video.
Responsibility: film production by Niels Melo ; direction and editing by Charles Atlas ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.

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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.

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