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Woodpecker [videorecording] : the journal of a tapdancer

Title
Woodpecker [videorecording] : the journal of a tapdancer / choreography, Brenda Bufalino.
Publication
1988.

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disc 2Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-1944 disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Baum, Jebah.
  • Beswick, Bob.
  • Bufalino, Brenda,
  • Bull, Richard.
  • Farkas, Larry.
  • Grayson, Mitchel.
  • Holub, Johannes.
Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (68 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Woodpecker: the journal of a tapdancer (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
Alternative Title
Journal of a tapdancer
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Piano improvisation, Richard Bull; sculpture and painting environment, Jebah Baum; sound engineer and interviewer, Larry Farkas; film photographer, Mitchel Grayson; lighting and production, Bob Beswick.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Johannes Holub on May 5, 1988 at the Warren Street Performance Loft, New York, with the assistance of a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
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.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1944
Title
Woodpecker [videorecording] : the journal of a tapdancer / choreography, Brenda Bufalino.
Imprint
1988.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Piano improvisation, Richard Bull; sculpture and painting environment, Jebah Baum; sound engineer and interviewer, Larry Farkas; film photographer, Mitchel Grayson; lighting and production, Bob Beswick.
Performer
Performed by Brenda Bufalino.
Event
Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Johannes Holub on May 5, 1988 at the Warren Street Performance Loft, New York, with the assistance of a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Summary
Work-in-progress, incorporating tap dancing, spoken text, and clips from the film "Traveling," created by Bufalino in 1974. During the work, Bufalino plays the following tunes with her feet, a cappella: Opening section: "Listen to the mocking bird," "Lullaby of the leaves"; Woodpecker tunes: "Yardbird suite," "Pink ice"; Pigeon tunes: "Minuet from Morton Gould's Tap concerto," "Lady bird," "Robin's nest," "Soul bird"; and Blackbird tune: "Bye bye blackbird."
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 9-1588.
Added Author
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Holub, Johannes. Videographer
Bull, Richard. Instrumentalist
Farkas, Larry. Interviewer
Baum, Jebah. Designer
Grayson, Mitchel. Photographer
Beswick, Bob. Lighting designer
Added Title
Journal of a tapdancer
Woodpecker: the journal of a tapdancer (Choreographic work : Bufalino)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1944
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