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Chance and Circumstance Twenty Years With Cage and Cunningham (Paperback)

Author:  Carolyn Brown
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0810125137
ISBN-13: 9780810125131
Sku: 207973552
Publish Date: 2/24/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 1.75T
Pages:  645
Age Range:  NA
A memoir by a dancer from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company describes her own acclaimed career, the origins and history of the company, and the artistic collaboration between choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage. *Author: Brown, Carolyn *Subtitle: Twenty Years With Cage and Cunningham *Publication Date: 2009/02/24 *Number of Pages: 643 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.75 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 8.75
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Carolyn Brown, one of the most renowned dancers of the last half-century, lived at the center of New York's bold and vibrant artistic community, which included not only dancers and choreographers but composers and painters as well. Brown's memoir recounts her own remarkable twenty-year tenure with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and provides a first-hand account of a pivotal period in twentieth-century art.  From the 1950s to the 1970s, Brown developed close relationships with musical director John Cage and set-designer Robert Rauschenberg and with Cunningham himself. Brown's memoir reveals the personal dynamics between the reserved and moody Cunningham and the playful and ebullient Cage, as well as the controversial yet undeniably brilliant creativity that resulted when the two collaborated. Brown relates the company's rise from its cash-strapped early years when the group traveled by VW bus to perform in small venues to the 1964 world tour that left the group exhausted but finally brought them large-scale acclaim. A unique chronicle of the avant-garde's struggle for acceptance, Brown's memoir provides a riveting first-hand account of a little-documented era in modern dance that nonetheless had a tremendous impact on the course of art in the twentieth century.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
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Product attributePublisher:   Northwestern University Press
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