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[Modern dance selections]

Title
[Modern dance selections] [videorecording]
Publication
1938-1970.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-3613Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972
  • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
  • Lewitzky, Bella
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Limón, José
  • Koner, Pauline
  • Hoving, Lucas
  • Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982
  • Jones, Betty, 1926-2020
  • Currier, Ruth, 1926-
  • Maslow, Sophie
  • Tetley, Glen
  • De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-
  • Falco, Louis
  • Muller, Jennifer, 1949-
  • Lewis, Daniel, 1944-
  • Barzel, Ann.
  • Horton, Lester, 1906-1953
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Sokolow, Anna
  • Dancers of Bali (Company)
Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (45 min.) : si., b&w and col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Ann Barzel Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Tillers of the soil (Choreographic work : St Denis and Shawn)
  • Conquest (Choreographic work : Horton)
  • Malinche (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Story of mankind (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Domino furioso (Choreographic work : Bettis)
  • Invention (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Village I knew (Choreographic work : Maslow)
  • Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
  • Mythical hunters (Choreographic work : Tetley)
  • Opus '65 (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
  • Huescape (Choreographic work : Falco)
  • There is a time (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Subjects
Note
  • Modern dance and ethnic dance excerpts filmed in performance by Ann Barzel. The Mehlevi dervish and Tillers of the soil filmed at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, November 1952. Dancers of Bali probably filmed at Chicago Opera House, November 1952. Conquest filmed at Mills College, Oakland, California, 1938. La Malinche and The story of mankind filmed at Leon Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, ca. 1949. Domino furioso filmed during the American Dance Festival at Frank Loomis Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, 1949; Invention and The village I knew filmed at the same location, 1950. Pierrot lunaire and Mythical hunters filmed at Harper Theater, Chicago, 1966. Opus '65 filmed at the Auditorium Theater (?), Chicago, 1969. La Malinche, Huescape, There is a time, and The moor's pavane probably filmed at Harper Theater, 1970.
Contents
  • CONTENTS: The Mehlevi dervish (approx. 1 min., b&w). Chor/perf: Ted Shawn. -- Tillers of the soil (approx. 1 min., b&w). Chor/perf: Ruth St. Denis and Shawn. -- Dancers of Bali (approx. 5 min., b&w). Dances include the oleg, tumulilingan (bumblebees), ende (comic combat dance), baris and topeng, kebyar, legong keraton, and barong [Calonarang]. -- Conquest [renamed Tierra y libertad in 1939] (approx. 4 min., b&w). Chor: Lester Horton. Perf. by Bella Lewitzky, Mercier [Merce] Cunningham, James Lyons, June Fulton, others. -- La Malinche (approx. 3 min., b&w). Chor: José Limón. Cos: Pauline Lawrence. Perf. by Pauline Koner (La Malinche), Lucas Hoving (El conquistador), and Limón (El indio). -- The story of mankind (approx. 2 min., b&w). Chor: Doris Humphrey. Lib: based on a cartoon by Carl Rose. Scen: Michael Czaja. Cos: Lawrence. Perf. by Koner (woman) and Limón (man).-- Domino furioso (approx. 30 sec., b&w). Chor: Valerie Bettis. Cos: Consuelo Gana, Helen Rosenthal. Perf. by Valerie Bettis and Company: Bettis (the Columbine), Richard Reed (the Harlequin), and Duncan Noble (second Pierrot), others. -- Invention (approx. 3 min., b&w). Chor: Humphrey. Cos: Lawrence. Perf. by José Limón and Company: Limón, Betty Jones, and Ruth Currier. -- The village I knew (approx. 1 min., b&w). Chor: Sophie Maslow. Lib: based on the tales of Sholom Aleichem. Perf. by Dudley-Maslow-Bales and Company: Sophie Maslow, William Bales
  • Jane Dudley, others. -- Pierrot lunaire (approx. 4 min., b&w). Chor: Glen Tetley. Scen/cos: Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Perf. by Glen Tetley Dance Company: Tetley (Pierrot), Carmen de Lavallade (Columbine), and Scott Douglas (Brighella). -- Mythical hunters (approx. 4 min., b&w). Chor: Tetley. Cos: Anthony Binstead. Perf. by Glen Tetley Dance Company: De Lavallade, Veronika Mlakar, Lynne Kothera, Judith Hogan, Jeanne Nuchtern, Micheline Wilkinson, Tetley, Ross Parkes, Niklas Ek, Wesley Fata, Lar Lubovitch. -- Opus '65 (approx. 4 min., color). Chor: Anna Sokolow. Perf. by City Center Joffrey Ballet (?). -- La Malinche (approx. 30 sec., color). Chor: Limón. Perf. by José Limon Dance Company: Daniel Lewis and others. -- Huescape (approx. 3 min., color). Chor: Louis Falco. Perf. by Falco, Jennifer Muller, and Juan Antonio. -- There is a time (approx. 5 min., color). Chor: Limón. Perf. by José Limón Dance Company: Lewis, Clyde Morgan, Edward DeSoto, others. -- The moor's pavane (approx. 3 min., color). Chor: Limón. Perf. by José Limón Dance Company: Falco and others.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3613
OCLC
NYPY936028833-F
Title
[Modern dance selections] [videorecording]
Imprint
1938-1970.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. [Modern dance selections].
Added Author
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972, choreographer, dancer.
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968, choreographer, dancer.
Lewitzky, Bella, dancer.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Limón, José, choreographer, dancer.
Koner, Pauline, dancer.
Hoving, Lucas, dancer.
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982, choreographer, dancer.
Jones, Betty, 1926-2020, dancer.
Currier, Ruth, 1926- dancer.
Maslow, Sophie, choreographer, dancer.
Tetley, Glen, choreographer, dancer.
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- dancer.
Falco, Louis, choreographer, dancer.
Muller, Jennifer, 1949- dancer.
Lewis, Daniel, 1944- dancer.
Barzel, Ann. Cinematographer
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Sokolow, Anna, choreographer.
Dancers of Bali (Company)
Added Title
Tillers of the soil (Choreographic work : St Denis and Shawn)
Conquest (Choreographic work : Horton)
Malinche (Choreographic work : Limón)
Story of mankind (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Domino furioso (Choreographic work : Bettis)
Invention (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Village I knew (Choreographic work : Maslow)
Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Mythical hunters (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Opus '65 (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Huescape (Choreographic work : Falco)
There is a time (Choreographic work : Limón)
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Ann Barzel Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3613
*MGZHB 12-2538 Additional copy; 1 film reel (1090 ft.) ; 16 mm.
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