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Septet: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
O'Connor, Dennis. (Dancer)
Radford, Karen, 1957- (Dancer)
Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-06-18
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2877
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-982 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham; music by Erik Satie.
Content: Note on original container: full stage.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, June 18, 1987.
Biographical/historical: Septet, which premiered in 1953, was revived by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Mar. 1987.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (18 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
This video features a studio run-through of Septet, in rehearsal clothes, with recorded music.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16143621
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22b8ac80-b2ba-0131-3a40-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Created
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Septet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Septet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Septet Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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