Choreography / 1948

Dream

According to Cunningham, "Dream" was a lyric piece. "There were a lot of terrible balances," he recalled, "having to stand up on one foot for a long time, and then relevé." The music, by John Cage, was for prepared piano.

Details

Premiere Date

May 08, 1948

Premiere Venue

Stephens College

Premiere Location

Columbia, MO

Music

John Cage, Dream

Costumes

Merce Cunningham

Duration

7 minutes

Original Cast

Merce Cunningham

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Duration
Year
Collaborator(s)
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Duration: Length unknown
Year: 1944
Collab.: Cage
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Collab.: Cage
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Duration: 3 minutes
Year: 1944
Collab.: Cage
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Duration: 6 minutes
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Duration: Length unknown
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