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The pleasures of the dance

Title
The pleasures of the dance [videorecording] / produced by William Jarvis ; video executive producer, William Jarvis ; video producer/director, Milt Wallace ; written, directed and choreographed by Catherine Turocy ; musical director, James Richman.
Publication
Napa, CA : Jarvis Conservatory, c1995.

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Additional Authors
  • Turocy, Catherine.
  • Turocy, Catherine
  • Richman, James.
  • Colonna, Deda Cristina
  • Michael, Keith
  • Fittante, Carlos
  • Salzer, Rebecca
  • Butterfield, John
  • Ivey, Rai Anne
  • Britton, Jason
  • Lee, Nicole
  • Tsuruta, Misa
  • Dradi, Letizia
  • List, Rachel
  • Eliot, Karen, 1957-
  • Miller, Sandra.
  • Roberts, Cynthia.
  • Pava, Alyssa.
  • Gibson, Jocelyn.
  • Chiment, Marie Anne.
  • Skow, Marilyn.
  • Stein, Jane Alois.
  • Bluhm, Lawrence.
  • W. I. (William Jarvis), gent.
  • Wallace, Milt.
  • New York Baroque Dance Company.
  • Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.)
  • Jarvis Conservatory.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the New York Baroque Dance Company.
Uniform Title
Pleasures of the dance (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Work specially commissioned by the Jarvis Conservatory ; reconstructor, Carlos Fittante ; set, Jocelyn Gibson ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn Skow ; costume for Peasant-in-a-basket made by Jane Stein ; lighting, Lawrence Bluhm.
Performer (note)
  • Introduction by James Richman.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at the theater of the Jarvis Conservatory, Napa, California, on August 11 and 12, 1995.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-2306
OCLC
  • 36192983
  • 36192983
  • NYPY96-F525
Title
The pleasures of the dance [videorecording] / produced by William Jarvis ; video executive producer, William Jarvis ; video producer/director, Milt Wallace ; written, directed and choreographed by Catherine Turocy ; musical director, James Richman.
Imprint
Napa, CA : Jarvis Conservatory, c1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Recorded in performance at the theater of the Jarvis Conservatory, Napa, California, on August 11 and 12, 1995.
Credits
Work specially commissioned by the Jarvis Conservatory ; reconstructor, Carlos Fittante ; set, Jocelyn Gibson ; costumes, Marie Anne Chiment and Marilyn Skow ; costume for Peasant-in-a-basket made by Jane Stein ; lighting, Lawrence Bluhm.
Performer
Performed by members of New York Baroque Dance Company and others. Cast: Deda Cristina Colonna (Madame Montaigue) and Catherine Turocy (Marie Sallé and other roles), Keith Michael, Carlos Fittante, Rebecca Salzer, John Butterfield, Rai Anne Ivey, Jason Britton, Nicole Lee, Misa Tsuruta, Letizia Dradi, Rachel List, Karen Woods [i.e. Karen Eliot].
Music played by Concert Royal: James Richman (harpsichord), Sandra Miller (flute), Cynthia Roberts (violin), Alyssa Pava (cello).
Introduction by James Richman.
Summary
World premiere of a dance/theater work set in 18th-century Paris, depicting Madame Montaigue as she writes to her sister about a gathering in a salon, a lesson with a dancing master, Italian actors at a fair, and a benefit for dancers at the Opéra, starring Marie Sallé -- occasions for social, popular, and theatrical dances. The work was produced as the culmination of a Baroque Ballet Festival held at Jarvis Conservatory in 1995.
Local Subject
Baroque dancing.
Added Author
Turocy, Catherine. Author
Turocy, Catherine. Director
Turocy, Catherine, choreographer.
Turocy, Catherine, dancer.
Richman, James. Conductor. Instrumentalist
Colonna, Deda Cristina, dancer.
Michael, Keith, dancer.
Fittante, Carlos, dancer.
Salzer, Rebecca, dancer.
Butterfield, John, dancer.
Ivey, Rai Anne, dancer.
Britton, Jason, dancer.
Lee, Nicole, dancer.
Tsuruta, Misa, dancer.
Dradi, Letizia, dancer.
List, Rachel, dancer.
Eliot, Karen, 1957- dancer.
Miller, Sandra. Instrumentalist
Roberts, Cynthia. Instrumentalist
Pava, Alyssa. Instrumentalist
Gibson, Jocelyn. Designer
Chiment, Marie Anne. Costume designer
Skow, Marilyn. Costume designer
Stein, Jane Alois. Costume designer
Bluhm, Lawrence.
W. I. (William Jarvis), gent. Producer
Wallace, Milt. Producer. Director
New York Baroque Dance Company.
Concert Royal (Musical group : U.S.)
Jarvis Conservatory.
DHCA.
Added Title
Pleasures of the dance (Choreographic work : Turocy)
Gift of the New York Baroque Dance Company.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-2306
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