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Additional title: Antic meet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Performer)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Costume designer)
Seppälä, Heikki, 1941- (Director)
Cunningham, Merce (Dancer)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (Dancer)
Dilley, Barbara (Dancer)
Farber, Viola (Dancer)
Neels, Sandra (Dancer)
Paxton, Steve (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()
Yleisradio Oy (Producer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1964-09-18
Table of Contents
Part I (33 min.) -- Part II (6 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1763
Televised dance
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from close-up of house program shown in title sequence.
Creation/production credits: Music by John Cage ("Concert for Piano and Orchestra" or "WBAI") with David Tudor; decor and costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.
Venue: Recorded 1964 September 18 Ruotsalaisessa Teatterissa (Swedish Theatre), Helsinki, Finland.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (39 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Very poor picture quality.
This performance, along with Septet, Nightwandering and Story, was recorded from a live television transmission directed by Heikki Seppälä and produced by the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20159125
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b90d5d0-e86a-0131-9973-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1964: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Antic meet, 1964-09-18" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1964.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Antic meet, 1964-09-18" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1964). Antic meet, 1964-09-18 Retrieved from

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Antic meet, 1964-09-18