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Moving imagePermit needed *MGZHB 8-1043Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Schuman, William, 1910-1992.
  • Aitken, Hugh.
  • Bergsma, William, 1921-1994.
  • Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996.
  • Giannini, Vittorio.
  • Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980.
  • Starer, Robert.
  • Weisgall, Hugo.
  • DeGaetani, Thomas.
  • Limón, José
  • Lawrence, Pauline.
  • Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
  • Godwin, Dwight.
  • Hill, Martha.
  • Juilliard Dance Ensemble.
2 reels. 43 min. 1538 ft. : sd. b&w.; 16 mm.
Martha Hill Collection.
Uniform Title
Performance (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Subtitle: Over the footlights and back.
  • Filmed onstage during rehearsal and performance, April 1961, at the Juilliard School, New York, by Dwight Godwin. Production and filming supervision by Martha Hill.
  • Choreography: José Limon. Assoc. production director: Lucas Hoving. Music: Variations on theme by William Schuman composed by several composers. Performed by the Juilliard Orchestra, conducted by Frederick Prausnitz. Design and lighting: Thomas DeGaetani. Danced by members of the Juilliard Dance Ensemble. This filmed record of the rehearsal and premiere performance ... is incomplete in some portions because of very low level stage lighting.
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CONTENTS.--Reel 1: Variation 1 (Music: William Bergsma).--Var. 2 (Music: Jacob Druckman).--Var. 3 (Music: Vincent Persichetti).--Var. 4 (Music: William Bergsma).--Var. 5 (Music: William Bergsma).--Theme and Var. 6 (Music: William Schuman, Robert Starer).--Reel 2: Var. 7 (Music: Robert Starer).--Var. 8 (Music: Hugh Aitken).--Var. 9 (Music: Hugo Weisgall).--Var. 10 (Music: Norman Lloyd).--Var. 11 (Music: Vincent Persichetti; Costumes: Pauline Lawrence).--Var. 12 (Music: Jacob Druckman).--Var. 13 (Music: Vittorio Giannini).
Call Number
*MGZHB 8-1043
Performance (Motion picture)
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Performance.
Added Author
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Composer
Aitken, Hugh. Composer
Bergsma, William, 1921-1994. Composer
Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996. Composer
Giannini, Vittorio. Composer
Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980. Composer
Starer, Robert. Composer
Weisgall, Hugo. Composer
DeGaetani, Thomas. Designer
Limón, José, choreographer.
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987 Composer
Godwin, Dwight.
Hill, Martha. Producer
Juilliard Dance Ensemble.
Added Title
Performance (Choreographic work : Limón)
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 8-1043
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