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Lydia Joel celebration [videorecording]

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Additional Authors
  • Miller, Edwin.
  • Massey, Kenya
  • Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008.
  • Mathesius, Michelle.
  • Nichols, Madeleine M.
  • De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-
  • Riseling, Jonathan
  • Wright, Jaysane
  • Kisselgoff, Anna.
  • Hawkins, Judine.
  • Blumenthal, Sallie.
  • Gilbert, Pia, 1921-2018.
  • Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016.
  • Tomlinson, Hewan
  • Anderson, Jack, 1935-
  • Mason, Francis.
  • Taylor, Endalyn
  • Shellman, Eddie J.
  • Frank, Penny
  • Philp, Richard.
  • Anthony, Mary.
  • Capucilli, Terese
  • Foreman, Donlin
  • Thomas, Nasha
  • Richardson, Desmond
  • Shook, Karel
  • Buglisi, Jacqulyn
  • Coronado, José
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Ring, Heather
  • Ailey, Alvin.
  • New York (N.Y.). School of Performing Arts.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
1 videocassette (98 min.) : sd., col. NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Memorial in honor of Lydia Joel, including tributes from members of the dance community and performances by students and alumni of the High School of Performing Arts, whose dance department was formerly headed by Joel. Edwin Miller, Joel's husband, appears towards the end of the program to present a brief speech of thanks.
Gift of Penny Frank.
Uniform Title
  • Yaqui Indian deer dance (Choreographic work : Coronado)
  • Corsair (Choreographic work : Chabukiani after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
  • Videotaped at Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts, New York, on October 5, 1992. Co-sponsored by the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Dance Department of the High School for the Performing Arts. Organizers: Sallie Blumenthal (Dance Collection) and Penny Frank (Dance Department).
CONTENTS: Elegy. Chor: Penny Frank. Mus: Samuel Barber. Perf. by Kenya Massey. -- Speech by Clive Barnes. -- Speech by Michelle Mathesius, current head of the Dance Department. -- Speech by Madeleine M. Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection. -- Speech by Carmen de Lavallade, on behalf of herself and her husband Geoffrey Holder. -- The deer dance. Chor: staged by José Coronado. Mus: traditional. Perf. by Jonathan Riseling (the deer) and Jaysane Wright (the hunter). -- Speech by Anna Kisselgoff. -- Speech by Judine Hawkins, a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts. -- Speech by Sallie Blumenthal, member of the Committee for the Dance Collection. She also reads tributes sent by Pia Gilbert and Violette Verdy. -- Greensleeves. Chor: Heather Ring. Perf. by Hewan Tomlinson. -- Speech by Jack Anderson. -- Speech by Francis Mason. -- Le corsaire pas de deux: adagio. Chor: staged by Karel Shook. Mus: Minkus. Perf. by Endalyn Taylor Shellman and Eddie Shellman. -- Speech by Penny Frank. -- Speech by Richard Philp. -- Speech by Mary Anthony. -- Sospiri. Chor: Jacqulyn Buglisi. Mus: Elgar. Perf. by Terese Capucilli and Donlin Foreman. -- Speech by Edwin Miller. -- Revelations: Wading in the water. Chor: Alvin Ailey. Perf. by Nasha Thomas and Desmond Richardson.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1478
Lydia Joel celebration [videorecording]
Local Subject
Television. Lydia Joel celebration.
Added Author
Miller, Edwin. Speaker
Massey, Kenya, dancer.
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008. Speaker
Mathesius, Michelle. Speaker
Nichols, Madeleine M. Speaker
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- dancer.
Riseling, Jonathan, dancer.
Wright, Jaysane, dancer.
Kisselgoff, Anna. Speaker
Hawkins, Judine. Speaker
Blumenthal, Sallie. Speaker
Gilbert, Pia, 1921-2018.
Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016.
Tomlinson, Hewan, dancer.
Anderson, Jack, 1935- Speaker
Mason, Francis. Speaker
Taylor, Endalyn, dancer.
Shellman, Eddie J., dancer.
Frank, Penny, choreographer.
Philp, Richard. Speaker
Anthony, Mary. Speaker
Capucilli, Terese, dancer.
Foreman, Donlin, dancer.
Thomas, Nasha, dancer.
Richardson, Desmond, dancer.
Shook, Karel, choreographer.
Buglisi, Jacqulyn, choreographer.
Coronado, José, choreographer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Ring, Heather, choreographer.
New York (N.Y.). School of Performing Arts.
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
Ailey, Alvin. Revelations
Added Title
Yaqui Indian deer dance (Choreographic work : Coronado)
Corsair (Choreographic work : Chabukiani after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1478
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