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[Denishawn and Duncan dances]

Title
[Denishawn and Duncan dances] [electronic resource]
Publication
[1936?-1976]

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (25 min.) : si., and sd., b&w
Uniform Title
  • Polonaise (Choreographic work : Shawn)
  • Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
  • Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
  • Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
  • Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
  • Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Note
  • Compilation of recordings made at different locations and dates. Polonaise (first recording) also appears on *MGZIC 7-27 Dance concert at School of Performing Arts. Polonaise (second recording) also appears on *MGZIB 3-206 The men who danced. Soaring, Gnossienne, and Spear dance japonesque, also appears on *MGZHB 16-1498 The spirit of Denishawn. Mother and Etude recorded in performance, location and date unknown.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • CONTENTS: Polonaise (approx. 4 min.). Choreography: Ted Shawn, staged by Norman Walker. Music: Edward MacDowell. Recorded in performance at the School of Performing Arts, New York, in June 1971. Perf. by students of the School of Performing Arts. -- Polonaise (approx. 4 min., si.). Same credits as above. Recorded at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Massachusetts, ca. 1936. Perf. by members of Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers. -- Soaring (approx. 5 min.). Choreography: Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey, staged by Klarna Pinska. Music: Robert Schumann. Costumes freely adapted from designs by Pearl Wheeler. Recorded for the Jerome Robbins Archive by Yehuda Yaniv at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on November 6, 1976. Perf. by members of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany: Nancy Colahan, Elaine Anderson, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Anne-Marie Hackett, and Laurie Kaplan. Pianist: John Colman. -- Mother (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Annabelle Gamson after Isadora Duncan. Music: Alexander Scriabin. Location and date of recording unknown. Perf. by Gamson. -- Etude (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Gamson after Duncan. Music: Scriabin. Same recording as Mother. Perf. by Gamson. -- Gnossienne (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Shawn. Music: Erik Satie. Same recording as Soaring (see above). Perf. by Ralph Farrington of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. -- Spear dance japonesque (approx. 3 min.). Choreography: Shawn. Music: Louis Horst. Same recording
  • as Soaring (see above). Perf. by Clif de Raita of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9548
Title
[Denishawn and Duncan dances] [electronic resource]
Imprint
[1936?-1976]
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3442.
Additional Copy 1: 1 3/4" videocassette, copied from A.O., 10/91; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage;
Additional Copy 2: 1 3/4" videocassette, copied from A.O., 10/91; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage; was vid. viewing copy until 7/2016.
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Local Subject
Denishawn dances, Revivals of.
Duncan dancing.
Television. [Denishawn and Duncan dances].
Motion pictures. Dance concert at School of Performing Arts.
Motion pictures. Polonaise.
Television. The men who danced: The story of Ted Shawn's male dancers, 1933-1940.
Motion pictures. The spirit of Denishawn.
Television. Mother.
Television. Etude.
Added Author
Gamson, Annabelle, choreographer, dancer.
Colahan, Nancy, dancer.
Anderson, Elaine, dancer.
Buglisi, Jacqulyn, dancer.
Hackett, Anne-Marie, dancer.
Kaplan, Laurie, dancer.
Farrington, Ralph, dancer.
De Raita, Clif, dancer.
Colman, John. Instrumentalist
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927, choreographer.
Walker, Norman. Restager
Pinska, Klarna. Restager
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Yaniv, Yehuda. Videographer
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. Composer
Wheeler, Pearl. Costume designer
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Composer
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915. Composer
Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. Composer
Horst, Louis. Composer
New York (N.Y.). School of Performing Arts.
Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers.
Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Added Title
Polonaise (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Mother (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Etude (Choreographic work : Gamson after Duncan)
Gnossienne, no 1 (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Japanese spear dance (Choreographic work : Shawn)
Spirit of Denishawn (Choreographic work : Pinska)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9548
*MGZIC 9-3442 (former)
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