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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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Description
4 streaming video files (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of State University of New York, Albany.
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)
  • Negro spirituals (Choreographic work : Tamiris)
  • Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
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.
  • For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
  • For other versions of this performance, see *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 16 and cassette 17.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Festival producer, Patricia Kerr Ross ; video producer, Daniel Labeille.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance on April 11, 1981, by Chris Hegedus.
Contents
  • Introduction by Patricia Kerr Ross.
  • Soaring / choreography, Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey ; music, Robert Schumann ; danced by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers: Robin Rice Baker, Anne Marie Bell, Wendy Laakso, Lorna Laasko [only four names given in oral announcement].
  • Garland plastique / choreography, Ruth St. Denis ; music, Franz Schubert ; danced by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers.
  • Three coolie boys / choreography, Ted Shawn ; danced by Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers.
  • Dance in space / choreography, Klarna Pinska after Doris Humphrey ; music, Cécile Chaminade ; danced by a member of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
  • Spear dance japonesque / choreography, Ted Shawn ; music, Louis Horst ; danced by a member of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
  • Soaring / danced by members of the Joyce Trisler Danscompany ; opening cut off.
  • Mother [and] Etude / choreography, Isadora Duncan ; music, Aleksandr Scriabin ; danced by Annabelle Gamson.
  • The blue Danube / choreography, Isadora Duncan ; music, Johann Strauss, Jr. ; danced by Annabelle Gamson.
  • Negro spirituals / choreography, Helen Tamiris ; danced by Bruce Becker.
  • Two ecstatic themes / choreography, Doris Humphrey ; music, Nikolai Medtner and [Gian Francesco?] Malipiero ; danced by Carla Maxwell ; opening cut off.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3529
Title
The early years: Gala performance [excerpts] [electronic resource]
Imprint
1981.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Festival producer, Patricia Kerr Ross ; video producer, Daniel Labeille.
Event
Videotaped in performance on April 11, 1981, by Chris Hegedus.
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 18.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Denishawn dances, Revivals of.
Choreography -- Reconstruction.
Duncan dancing.
Television. Early years.
Black author.
Added Author
Baker, Robin Rice, dancer.
Gamson, Annabelle, dancer.
Becker, Bruce, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Belle, Anne, dancer.
Laakso, Wendy, dancer.
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968, choreographer.
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Pinska, Klarna, choreographer.
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927, choreographer.
Tamiris, Helen, 1905-1966, choreographer.
Ross, Patty Kerr. Producer
Ross, Patty Kerr. Commentator
Labeille, Daniel. Producer
Hegedus, Chris. Videographer
Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Marion Rice's Denishawn Dancers.
Early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.)
State University of New York College at Purchase.
DHCA.
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)
Negro spirituals (Choreographic work : Tamiris)
Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Gift of State University of New York, Albany.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-950 cassette 18 (former)
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