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An interview with choreographer Merce Cunningham
Choreographer Merce Cunningham explains his understanding of dance and composition. Although his intention is that dance exists as movement in time and space, he expresses his views on the role of the audience and their freedom to place meaning on his work. He describes how he works with music and his relationship with composers. While these may seem random there is a purpose in his method. Cunningham's use of chance choreography is also touched upon.
If researching dance pioneers or specific dance styles. For exploration of methods of dance choreography. If researching the relationship between composer and choreographer. A level dance. BTEC Higher awards and the choreography component of GCSE.
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