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Peter Sparling Dance Company (Videotape)

Peter Sparling Dance Company (Videotape)

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Additional Authors
  • Sparling, Peter
  • Barnett, Lisa
  • Herring, Joyce
  • Rooks, Steve
  • McGuire, Susan
  • Ruddy, Jeanne
  • White, Larry
  • Brooks, Virginia Loring.
  • Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978.
  • Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897.
  • Ruth, Madcat.
  • Epstein, Paul.
  • Greenberg, Edward.
  • Riverside Dance Festival.
1 cassette. 59 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
  • Viola songs (Choreographic work : Sparling)
  • Iris (Choreographic work : Sparling)
  • Round dance (Choreographic work : Sparling)
  • Single camera record videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on May 27, 1983, during the Riverside Dance Festival by Virginia Brooks.
  • Choreography/costumes: Peter Sparling. Lighting: Edward M. Greenberg.
  • Performed by the Peter Sparling Dance Company: Lisa Barnett, Cheryl Crowley, Jane Hedal, Tony Lillo, Thomas McManus, Carol S. Mead, Germaine Salsberg, Peter Sparling, and Edward Zujkowski, with guest artists Joyce Herring, Susan McGuire, Steven Rooks, Jeanne Ruddy, and Larry White.
CONTENTS. - Viola songs. Music: Johannes Brahms (Two songs for contralto with viola and piano, Op. 91, nos. 1-2). Cast: I. Gestillte Sehnsucht (Longing assuaged): McGuire and Sparling; II. Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred lullaby): Herring, Ruddy, White, and Rooks. - Iris. Music: Carlos Chávez (Cinco caprichos para piano). Cast: I. In a quandary: Hedal; II. Goddess of the rainbow: Crowley; III. Inklings: Salsberg; IV. The letter: Mead; V. Iris steps out: All. - Round dance. Music: Tape score by Peter "Madcat" Ruth and Paul Epstein, synthesizer. Costumes: Shelley Norton and Sparling. Women's skirts by Susan Hilfiger of "O Tokyo!" Danced by Hedal, McManus, Barnett, Lillo, Mead, and Zujkowski. Music performed by Peter "Madcat" Ruth.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-323
Peter Sparling Dance Company (Videotape)
Local Subject
Television. Peter Sparling Dance Company.
Added Author
Sparling, Peter, choreographer. cst, dancer.
Barnett, Lisa, dancer.
Herring, Joyce, dancer.
Rooks, Steve, dancer.
McGuire, Susan, dancer.
Ruddy, Jeanne, dancer.
White, Larry, dancer.
Brooks, Virginia Loring.
Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978. Composer
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Composer
Ruth, Madcat. Composer
Epstein, Paul. Composer
Greenberg, Edward. Lighting designer
Riverside Dance Festival.
Added Title
Viola songs (Choreographic work : Sparling)
Iris (Choreographic work : Sparling)
Round dance (Choreographic work : Sparling)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-323
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