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Septet, 1964-09-18
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Additional title: Septet (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (composer.)
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (costume design.)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (performer.)
Cage, John (performer.)
Seppälä, Heikki, 1941- (director.)
Cunningham, Merce (dancer.)
Brown, Carolyn, 1927- (dancer.)
Farber, Viola (dancer.)
Dilley, Barbara (dancer.)
Davis, William (dancer.)
Paxton, Steve (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Yleisradio Oy (producer.)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1964
Date Captured: 19640918
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1762
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from close-up of house program shown on-screen prior to performance.
For other performances from this date and venue see *MGZIDF 1958, *MGZIDF 1761, *MGZIDF 1763 & *MGZHB 8-2225.
Creation/production credits: Music by Erik Satie; piano by David Tudor and John Cage; costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, Barbara Dilley, William Davis & Steve Paxton.
Venue: Recorded 1964 September 18 Ruotsalaisessa Teatterissa (Swedish Theatre), Helsinki, Finland.
System details: Streaming video.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (18 min) : sound, black & white
This performance, along with Nightwandering, Antic Meet and Story, was recorded from a live television transmission directed by Heiki Seppala and produced by the Finnish Broadcasting Company.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 903385296
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20530962
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d717fc0-9e7a-0132-3a41-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Item timeline of events

  • 1964: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Septet, 1964-09-18" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019.

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Septet, 1964-09-18