Summerspace, BIPED, Occasion piece, [and] SounddanceAdditional title: Summerspace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Occasion piece (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987 (Composer)Bryars, Gavin (Composer)Cage, John (Composer)Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)Calvert, Stacey (Dancer)Houston, Kipling (Dancer)Ritter, Alexander (Dancer)Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- (Dancer)Ringer, Jenifer (Dancer)Karz, Zippora (Dancer)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Caley, Thomas (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)Freebury, Jean (Dancer)Kulick, David (Dancer)Minato, Koji (Dancer)Mohr, Matthew D. (Dancer)Ogan, Banu (Dancer)Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)Swan, Derry (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Designer)Johns, Jasper, 1930- (Designer)Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Designer)Eshkar, Shelley (Designer)Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)Lancaster, Mark (Designer)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1999-07-21
Table of ContentsSummerspace / performed by Stacey Calvert, Kilping Houston, Zippora Karz, Jenifer Ringer, Alexander Ritter, Kathleen Tracey (26 min.) -- BIPED / performed by Lisa Boudreau, Thomas Caley, Holley Farmer, Maydelle Fason, Jean Freebury, David Kulick, Matthew Mohr, Banu Ogan, Glen Rumsey, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien (49 min.) -- Occasion piece / performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Merce Cunningham (10 min.) -- Sounddance / performed by Robert Swinston, Jeannie Steele, Koji Minato, Thomas Caley, Jean Freebury, Banu Ogan, David Kulick, Glen Rumsey, Cheryl Therrien, Lisa Boudreau (20 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1839Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-383 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Shots of the program for the performance appear at the beginning of the video.Creation/production credits: Summerspace. Music by Morton Feldman (Ixion). Decor and costumes by Robert Rauschenberg.Creation/production credits: BIPED. Music by Gavin Bryars (Biped). Decor by Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar. Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.Creation/production credits: Occasion piece. Music by John Cage (Music for Marcel Duchamp). Decor by Jasper Johns (after Marcel Duchamp's Large glass; originally created for Walkaround time). Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.Creation/production credits: Sounddance. Music by David Tudor. Decor and costumes by Mark Lancaster.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the New York State Theater, New York City, during the Lincoln Center Festival, on July 21, 1999.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (107 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16304124Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8cc7d1b0-e860-0131-f4c8-3c075448cc4b
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