Summerspace [excerpt]: [rehearsal]

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Summerspace [excerpt]: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Summerspace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1952
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-457 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Note on original container: Summerstage (part 1).
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, date unknown, 1974.
Biographical/historical: Summerspace premiered in 1958, with a musical score by Morton Feldman.
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Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (13 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Poor picture quality.
This video features a partial studio run-through of Summerspace, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16172966
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c3b4270-b2b9-0131-17c5-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Summerspace [excerpt]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Summerspace [excerpt]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Summerspace [excerpt] Retrieved from

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Summerspace [excerpt]