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Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook [videorecording]

Title
Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook [videorecording]
Publication
1979.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (90 min.) : sd. b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Shoot me while I'm happy
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Dancing in the dark contains only audio. The tradition includes a demonstration of various time steps; the duets "Swanee river," "B.S. course," and "I remember July and you" (chair dance); and Cook's solo in tribute to Hanya Holm. Music for The beat goes on includes: "I hear music" and "Jitterbug waltz. Music for Bubba returns includes "Night and day" and two skipping rope dances. The baggage dance is a reconstructed "Three Dukes" routine, circa 1932.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped during a performance at the Dance Theater Workshop, New York on Feb. 23, 1979.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
Dancing in the dark / performed under opening credits by Goldberg -- "I want to be happy" and "Hebrew soft shoe" / performed by Goldberg -- "Easy to love" / sand dance performed by Cook -- The tradition / performed by Gaines and Cook -- "Spain," performed by Goldberg -- Two solos by Gaines, including "Syncopation in taps" -- "Old man Time" and "Breezin' along with the breeze" / performed by Cook and Goldberg -- The beat goes on / performed by Coles, Cook, and Goldberg -- Three duets by Cook and Goldberg, including "Fascinatin' rhythm" and "Let's be buddies" from Panama Hattie -- Shake, paddle and roll / directed/performed by Goldberg, with Jackie Raven, Geri Burke, Kathy Kramer, and Amy Schwartzman -- Instrumental work, performed by Roberts and Rolle -- Girls from Ipanema, performed by Coles and Goldberg -- The neighbor / text, Stewart Alter and Goldberg, adapted from Edgar Allan Poe's poem The raven ; performed by Goldberg and Alter -- Cookie returns / choreographed/performed by Cook ; includes a duet by Cook and Goldberg -- Bubba returns / choreographed/performed by Gaines -- Song / composed/performed by Carmen Apelgren -- The baggage dance / performed by Cook, Gaines, and Goldberg -- Finale : Shoot me while I'm happy / performed by the entire cast -- Brief solos by members of the audience Brenda Bufalino, Ernest Brown, and an unidentified man -- "Shim sham" / performed by the cast and audience members.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1885
Title
Jane Goldberg and Charles Cook [videorecording]
Imprint
1979.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Performer
Performed by Jane Goldberg, Charles "Cookie" Cook, Leslie "Bubba" Gaines and Marion Coles, with Carmen Apelgren, Stewart Alter, Geri Burke, Kathy Kramer, Jackie Raven, and Amy Schwartzman ; music performed by Jim Roberts (piano) and Ivan Rolle (bass).
Event
Videotaped during a performance at the Dance Theater Workshop, New York on Feb. 23, 1979.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-99.
Added Author
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- , dancer.
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, choreographer, dancer.
Gaines, Bubba, choreographer, dancer.
Coles, Marion, dancer.
Alter, Stewart, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Brown, Ernest, dancer.
Kramer, Kathy, dancer.
Raven, Jackie, dancer.
Apelgren, Carmen, dancer.
Burke, Geri, dancer.
Schwartzman, Amy, dancer.
Roberts, Jim. Performer
Rolle, Ivan. Performer
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1885
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