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Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company

Title
Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company [electronic resource]
Publication
1993.

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Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (92 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Mino Nicolas in memory of Letitia Ide.
Uniform Title
  • Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Breath of fire (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Four visions (Choreographic work : King)
  • Quasi-waltz (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Moon dances (Choreographic work : King, Eleanor)
  • To the West (Choreographic work : King)
  • Banshee (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Note
  • Videotaped in performance by Tirtza Even of Character Generators/Video at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, New York, on May 28, 1993.
  • Staging/direction: Mino Nicolas, in agreement with Charles Humphrey Woodford. Artistic advisors: Cleo Atheneos, Eva Desca, Lucas Hoving, Letitia Ide, Ruth Parmet, Helen Savery, Nona Schurman, and Jane Sherman.
  • Performed by the Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company, with guest artists Janet Eilber and Peter Sparling.
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 donation from Lynn Garafola.
Contents
  • CONTENTS: Reel 1: Day on earth (approx. 26 min.). Chor: Doris Humphrey. Mus: Aaron Copland (Piano sonata no. 1). Cos: Pauline Lawrence. Perf. by Peter Sparling (the man), Christine Jowers (the first love), Janet Eilber (the woman), and Jillian White (the child). Pianist: Michael McFrederick. -- Six solos by Eleanor King and Doris Humphrey (approx. 30 min.): The call/Breath of fire. Chor: Humphrey. Mus: Dane Rudhyar (from The first pentagram). Cos: Lawrence. Perf. by Heather Harrington. -- Air (from the cycle Four visions). Chor: Eleanor King. Perf. in silence by Laura Marchese. -- Quasi-valse. Chor: Humphrey. Mus: Alexander Scriabin (Quasi-valse). Perf. by Ursula Scherrer. -- Moon dances (Sick moon - Night - Moon spot). Chor/cos: King. Mus: Arnold Schoenberg (excerpts from Pierrot lunaire). Perf. by Janine Marie Aloisi. -- To the West. Chor/cos: King. Mus: Roy Harris (Piano sonata no. 1). Perf. by Jowers. -- The banshee. Chor: Humphrey. Mus: Henry Cowell (The banshee). Perf. by Rebecca Gotterer. -- Water study [beginning] (approx. 6 min.). Chor: Humphrey; restaged with alternate sequences as recalled by Jane Sherman, Eleanor King, and Letitia Ide. Perf. in silence by Aloisi, Sandra Antognazzi, Kacie Chang, Kelly Drummond, Gotterer, Harrington, Catherine Kpphahn, Amy Rink, Scherrer, and Cheryl Tobey. -- Reel 2: Water study [conclusion] (approx. 9 min.). -- Night spell (approx. 21 min.). Chor: Humphrey. Mus
  • Priaulx Rainier (String quartet no. 1). Decor: Thomas Skelton. Cos: Pauline Lawrence-Limón. Perf. by Mino Nicolas (the sleeper); Rusty Aubrey, Chang, and Marchese (the night figures).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2780
Title
Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company [electronic resource]
Imprint
1993.
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 donation from Lynn Garafola.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4086.
Additional Copy: None.
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Local Subject
Television. Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company.
Added Author
Nicolas, Mino. Director. rsg, dancer.
Sparling, Peter, dancer.
Jowers, Christine, dancer.
Eilber, Janet, dancer.
White, Jillian, dancer.
Harrington, Heather, dancer.
Scherrer, Ursula, dancer.
Marchese, Laura, dancer.
Aloisi, Janine Marie, dancer.
Gotterer, Rebecca, dancer.
Antognazzi, Sandra, dancer.
Chang, Kacie, dancer.
Drummond, Kelly, dancer.
Kapphahn, Catherine, dancer.
Rink, Amy, dancer.
Tobey, Cheryl, dancer.
Aubrey, Rusty, dancer.
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. Composer
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985. Composer
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991, choreographer. Costume designer. Restager
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915. Composer
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. Composer
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Composer
Rainier, Priaulx, 1903-1986. Composer
Skelton, Thomas R. Designer
Harris, Roy, 1898-1979. Composer
Atheneos, Cleo. Consultant
Desca, Eva. Consultant
Hoving, Lucas. Consultant
Ide, Letitia. Consultant
Parmet, Ruth. Consultant
Savery, Helen. Consultant
Schurman, Nona. Consultant
Sherman, Jane. Consultant
Even, Tirtza. Videographer
Doris Humphrey Repertory Dance Company.
Added Title
Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Breath of fire (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Four visions (Choreographic work : King)
Quasi-waltz (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Moon dances (Choreographic work : King, Eleanor)
To the West (Choreographic work : King)
Banshee (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Gift of Mino Nicolas in memory of Letitia Ide.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2780
*MGZIC 9-4086 (former)
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