Choreography / 1944

Unavailable Memory Of, The

"The Unavailable Memory Of" was one of six solos presented on the first joint concert given by Cunningham and John Cage. The title came from James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake." "I think this idea of finding titles in books came from Martha Graham," Cage said, "It’s just that we were browsing in different books than she was." According to Cunningham, this solo was a waltz.

Details

Premiere Date

Apr 05, 1944

Premiere Venue

Humphrey-Weidman Studio Theatre

Premiere Location

New York, NY

Music

John Cage, The Unavailable Memory Of

Costumes

Merce Cunningham

Duration

2-4 minutes (est.)

Original Cast

Merce Cunningham

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