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Summerscape (1958): A Film by Charles Atlas

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Summerscape (1958): A Film by Charles Atlas
Additional title: Summerscape(Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce
Atlas, Charles
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987
Copp, Aaron
Cage, John
Tudor, David, 1926-1996
Pesle, Benedicte
Robert, Martine
Alaux, Robert
Pamart, Jacques
Chambon, Olivier
Van Franckin, N'Guyen
Bauer, Stéphane
Thorson, Joshua
Moore, Stephan
Knapp, Will
Shaw, Jane Catherine
Hall, James
Cunningham, Merce
Swinston, Robert
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
James, Jeffrey
Carlson, Trevor
Pini, David
Pasanowic, Margaret
Vaughan, David, 1924-
Bokaer, Jonah
Chen, Ashley
Farmer, Holley
Steele, Jeannie K
Swan, Derry
Therrien, Cheryl
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4503
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: Cunningham Dance Foundation presents
Title provided by cataloger, based on digital file content; statement of responsibility and credits taken from digital file content provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Merce Cunningham, choreographer; Morton Feldman, composer (Ixion); Robert Rauschenberg, decor and costumes; Aaron Copp, lighting; Charles Atlas, director; John Cage, David Tudor, musicians; Benedicte Pesle, executive producer; Martine Robert, assistant director; Robert Alaux, production manager; Jacques Pamart, director of photography; Olivier Chambon, Robert Alaux, additional cameras; N'Guyen Van Franckin, video assistant; Stephane Bauer, sound; Joshua Thorson, editor; Stephan Moore, sound consultant; Will Knapp, production manager; Aaron Copp, lighting director; Jane Shaw, music recording; James Hall, wardrobe supervisor; Merce Cunningham, artistic director; John Cage, founding music director; Robert Swinston, assistant to the choreographer; Takehisa Kosugi, music director; Jeffrey James, executive director; Trevor Carlson, communications director; David Pini, company manager; Margaret Pasanowic, director of finance; David Vaughan, archivist.
Performers: Jonah Bokaer, Ashley Chen, Holley Farmer, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Cheryl Therrien, dancers. Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Venue: Recorded 2008. Paris, France.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (22 min) : sound, color
A film, directed by Charles Atlas, of the Merce Cunningham work Summerscape. This is the PAL format anamorphic version.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 930141595
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20843139
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf17ba00-8432-0134-c37b-00505686a51c
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  • 2008: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Summerscape (1958)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Summerscape (1958)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Summerscape (1958) Retrieved from

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Summerscape (1958)