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Dance in open spaces [videorecording]

Title
Dance in open spaces [videorecording] / WGBY-TV, Springfield, Mass., in collaboration with WGBH New Television Workshop ; directed by Fred Barzyk.
Publication
Springfield, Mass. : WGBY-TV, 1979.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WGBH.
Uniform Title
  • Carmina burana (Choreographic work : Butler)
  • Rainbow 'round my shoulder (Choreographic work : McKayle)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Dance coordinator, Susan Dowling ; editing, Nancy Mason.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator: Midge Graves.
Event (note)
  • Telecast as part of the Frames of Reference series of WGBY-TV, Springfield, Mass., on February 22, 1979.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Contents
Maypole dance, 1905 -- Doris Humphrey in brief excerpts from her Hoop dance and Scarf dance (Valse caprice), 1924 -- Fox Movietone News clips: Aesthetic dancers aid unemployed: Irma Duncan Girls are feature of a charity fete in famous Untermyer estate gardens in New York, 1932 -- Belita, in an excerpt from an underwater ballet, 1944 -- Maya Deren's A study in choreography for the camera, with dancer Talley Beatty, 1945 -- Excerpt from John Butler's Carmina burana, filmed around a medieval castle in Holland, 1964. Directed by Karl Genus -- Excerpt from Donald McKayle's Rainbow 'round my shoulder, performed outside at Jacob's Pillow, 1969. Directed by Fred Barzyk -- Excerpt from Dan Wagoner's George's house, 1975. Directed by David Atwood -- City motion space game by Gus Solomons, 1968. Directed by Peter Downey -- A 1971 Italian television commercial filmed outside with dancers -- District 1 by Rudy Perez, at Boston City Hall, 1972. Directed by Fred Barzyk -- As quiet as ... by the Concert Dance Company of Boston, 1979. Artistic director: Barbara Kauff. Produced and directed by Fred Barzyk. Music: Michael Colgrass. Cast: Danny Grose, Ann Asnes, Patrick Hayden, Faith Pettit, Jim Plumb, and Deborah Wolf.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5625
Title
Dance in open spaces [videorecording] / WGBY-TV, Springfield, Mass., in collaboration with WGBH New Television Workshop ; directed by Fred Barzyk.
Imprint
Springfield, Mass. : WGBY-TV, 1979.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Event
Telecast as part of the Frames of Reference series of WGBY-TV, Springfield, Mass., on February 22, 1979.
Credits
Dance coordinator, Susan Dowling ; editing, Nancy Mason.
Performer
Narrator: Midge Graves.
Summary
Brief excerpts and clips from films of dancing out-of-doors from 1905 to 1979.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-197.
Local Subject
Television. Dance in open spaces.
Maypole and May dances.
Motion pictures. A study in choreography for camera.
Television. Carmina Burana.
Television. Rainbow 'round my shoulder.
Television. City motion space game.
Television. District 1.
Television. George's house.
Television. Frames of reference.
Television. New Television Workshop.
Open air performances -- United States.
Added Author
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, dancer.
Belita, stage name, dancer.
Beatty, Talley, dancer.
Grose, Danny, dancer.
Asnes, Ann, dancer.
Hayden, Patrick, dancer.
Pettit, Faith, dancer.
Plumb, James, dancer.
Wolf, Deborah, dancer.
Graves, Midge. Narrator
Deren, Maya. Director
McKayle, Donald, 1930-2018, choreographer.
Solomons, Gus, Jr., 1940- choreographer.
Perez, Rudy, choreographer.
Wagoner, Dan, choreographer.
Colgrass, Michael. Composer
Barzyk, Fred. Director. Producer
Hauser, Nancy Mason. Film editor
Genus, Karl. Director
Atwood, David. Director
Kauff, Barbara Lazarus. Director
Downey, Peter. Director
Dowling, Susan. Director
Concert Dance Company of Boston.
Isadora Duncan Dancers, U.S. (Irma Duncan)
WGBY-TV (Television station : Springfield, Mass.)
WGBH New Television Workshop.
Added Title
Carmina burana (Choreographic work : Butler)
Rainbow 'round my shoulder (Choreographic work : McKayle)
Gift of WGBH.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5625
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