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costumes for Sounddance

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COSTUMES: Light yellow long sleeve leotards with scoop necks. Merce's leotard has ombre sleeves gradated from butter yellow to white. Gray seamed footless tights. White socks with the toes cut off. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Music Hall, Detroit, MI; March 8, 1975 ORIGINAL CAST: Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Meg Harper, Susan Hayman-Chaffey, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Brynar Mehl, Charles Moulton, Julie Roess-Smith DECOR: Mark Lancaster MUSIC: David Tudor; Toneburst
Long sleeve leotards, footless tights, cut-off socks
Credit Line
Walker Art Center, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collection, Gift of Jay F. Ecklund, the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation, Agnes Gund, Russell Cowles and Josine Peters, the Hayes Fund of HRK Foundation, Dorothy Lichtenstein, MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation, Goodale Family Foundation, Marion Stroud Swingle, David Teiger, Kathleen Fluegel, Barbara G. Pine, and the T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2011
Accession Number
.1 SD MC; .2 SD CK; .3 SD CK; .4 SD RK; .5 SD RK; .6 RR SD; .7 SD RR; .8 SD MH; .9 SD MH; .10 SD EC; .11 SD EC; .12 SD LB; .13 LB SD; .14 KVA; .15 KVA; .16 AG SD; .17 AG SD; .18 SD LFox; .19 SD LEF; .20 SD LFox; .27.1 JS