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Arthur Mitchell and the Dance Theatre of Harlem in performance at the National Museum of American History

Title
Arthur Mitchell and the Dance Theatre of Harlem in performance at the National Museum of American History [videorecording] / produced by the Smithsonian Institution ; producers/editors, Peter Erikson, Harold A. Closter.
Publication
c1983.

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Additional Authors
  • Erikson, Peter.
  • Closter, Harold A.
  • Mitchell, Arthur, 1934-
  • Kennedy, Roger G.
  • Williams, Donald
  • Dabney, Stephanie
  • Shellman, Eddie J.
  • Johnson, Virginia, 1950-
  • Balanchine, George
  • Simon, Victoria
  • Taras, John
  • Petipa, Jean Antoine, 1796-1855.
  • Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013.
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
  • Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963.
  • Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014
  • Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936.
  • Balanchine, George.
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem.
  • Smithsonian Institution.
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (25 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Excerpts from a lecture-demonstration presented by Arthur Mitchell and members of the Dance Theatre of Harlem at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Roger G. Kennedy, the director of the Museum, gives the opening and closing addresses.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Smithsonian Institution.
Uniform Title
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Taras)
  • Pas de dix (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
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
Dance excerpts include: Sanguinic and Choleric variations from The Four Temperaments / choreographer, Balanchine ; restaged by Victoria Simon ; music, Hindemith -- Pas de deux from The Firebird / choreography, Taras ; music, Stravinsky ; costumes, Geoffrey Holder ; danced by Stephanie Dabney and Donald Williams -- Two variations and finale from Pas de dix / choreographer, Petipa ; restaged by Frederic Franklin ; music, Glazounov ; danced by Eddie Shellman, Virginia Johnson, and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1529
OCLC
NYPY896029660-F
Title
Arthur Mitchell and the Dance Theatre of Harlem in performance at the National Museum of American History [videorecording] / produced by the Smithsonian Institution ; producers/editors, Peter Erikson, Harold A. Closter.
Imprint
c1983.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
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: *MGZIC 9-1110.
Added Author
Erikson, Peter. Producer. Editor
Closter, Harold A. Producer. Editor
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- Speaker
Kennedy, Roger G. Speaker
Williams, Donald, dancer.
Dabney, Stephanie, dancer.
Shellman, Eddie J., dancer.
Johnson, Virginia, 1950- dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Simon, Victoria, choreographer.
Taras, John, choreographer.
Petipa, Jean Antoine, 1796-1855.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013. Restager
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Composer
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963. Composer
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014, costume designer.
Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Composer
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Smithsonian Institution.
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Balanchine, George. Four temperaments.
Added Title
Firebird (Choreographic work : Taras)
Pas de dix (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1529
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