Media / 1958

Cunningham Ballett (1958)

"Cunningham Ballett"(1958) was filmed at Norddeutscher Rundrunk Studio Hamburg (NDR) during a European tour of solos and duets danced by Merce Cunningham and Carolyn Brown. The film includes "Changeling", the duet from "Suite for Two", and the duet version of "Springweather and People". The music (Christian Wolff’s Suite, John Cage’s Music for Piano, and Earle Brown’s Indices) is performed by David Tudor and John Cage. The costumes were designed by Robert Rauschenberg and Remy Charlip.

Details

Video Type

Performance

Dances
Length

24 minutes

Director

Herbert Junkers

Set

Robert Rauschenberg

Remy Charlip

Producer

NDR

COLOR/BW

B/W

Music

Suite, Christian Wolff; Music for Piano, John Cage; Indices, Earle Brown

Musicians

John Cage, David Tudor

Dancers

Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown