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The early years: Gala performance (excerpts)

Title
The early years: Gala performance (excerpts) [electronic resource]
Publication
1981.

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Additional Authors
  • Baker, Robin Rice
  • Gamson, Annabelle
  • Maxwell, Carla
  • Ross, Patty Kerr.
  • Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
  • Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Pinska, Klarna
  • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
  • Emshwiller, Ed.
  • Labeille, Daniel.
  • Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers.
  • Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
  • Early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.)
  • State University of New York College at Purchase.
Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (45 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Garland plastique (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
  • Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
  • Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
  • Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
  • Blue Danube (Choreographic work : Duncan, Isadora)
  • Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Subjects
Note
  • Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
  • For printed program of the festival, see: *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Contents
CONTENTS: Videotaped in performance on April 11, 1981 by Ed Emshwiller. Introduction by Patricia Kerr Ross. Soaring. Chor.: Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey. Music: Robert Schumann. Perf. by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers: Robin Rice Baker, Anne Marie Bell, Wendy Laakso, Lorna Laakso [only four names given in oral announcement]. -- Garland plastique. Chor.: St. Denis. Music: Franz Schubert. Perf. by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers. -- Three coolie boys. Chor.: Ted Shawn. Perf. by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers. -- Dance in space. Chor.: Klarna Pinska after Humphrey. Music: Cécile Chaminade. Perf. by a member of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. -- Spear dance japonesque. Chor.: Shawn. Music: Louis Horst. Perf. by a member of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. -- Soaring. Perf. by members of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. Brief gap in recording. -- Mother [and] Étude. Chor.: Isadora Duncan. Music: Alexander Scriabin. Perf. by Annabelle Gamson. -- The blue Danube. Chor.: Duncan. Music: Johann Strauss, Jr. Perf. by Gamson. -- Two ecstatic themes. Chor.: Humphrey. Music: Nikolai Medtner and [Gian Francesco?] Malipiero. Perf. by Carla Maxwell. Opening cut off. For other versions of this performance, see: *MGZIDF 3527 (formerly *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 16) and *MGZIDF 3529 (formerly *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 18).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3528
Title
The early years: Gala performance (excerpts) [electronic resource]
Imprint
1981.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 17.
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Local Subject
Denishawn dances, Revivals of.
Dance -- Congresses -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1981.
Local Subject
Television. Early years.
Added Author
Baker, Robin Rice, dancer.
Gamson, Annabelle, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Ross, Patty Kerr. Speaker. Director
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Pinska, Klarna, choreographer.
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968, choreographer.
Emshwiller, Ed. Videographer
Labeille, Daniel. Producer
Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers.
Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.)
State University of New York College at Purchase.
Added Title
Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Garland plastique (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Blue Danube (Choreographic work : Duncan, Isadora)
Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-950 cassette 17 (former)
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