Elaine Summers Class : I & II and Neck rub, 1972 November 10

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Title
Elaine Summers Class : I & II and Neck rub, 1972 November 10
Names
Summers, Elaine, 1925- (Teacher)
Collection

Elaine Summers Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-11-10
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (approximately 63 min.). Class, part I (beginning) -- Reel 2 (51 min.). Class, part II & Neck rub (conclusion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6161
Topics
Dance -- Study and teaching
Movement, Aesthetics of
Mind and body
Body image
Equilibrium
Genres
Filmed dance
Instructional films
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: Teacher, Elaine Summers ; students include Trisha Brown.
Venue: Videotaped during class at Elaine Summers dance studio, New York, N.Y., 1972 November 10.
Acquisition: Gift; Elaine Summers, 2009.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Elaine Summers discusses breathing and how it affects the body, moving body from lying down to standing and how breathing responds to this change, difference between optic balance and visual balance, falling down at a medium speed while being aware of how the floor is supporting you and then also rising at medium speed, demonstration of falling with a pitch and then slapping the floor, experience of diving, falling correctly, and ends with an extended neck rub.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 982128125
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21212813
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e8490240-c7fa-0135-6b1d-357b23fd28c5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1972: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/101202d0-aa24-0133-619e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/101202d0-aa24-0133-619e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Elaine Summers Class Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/101202d0-aa24-0133-619e-60f81dd2b63c

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Elaine Summers Class