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The José Limón Dance Company

Title
The José Limón Dance Company [electronic resource]/ presented by the American Dance Festival ; choreography by José Limón.
Publication
1979.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (43 min.) : sd., b&w
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the José Limón Foundation.
Uniform Title
  • Psalm (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Dances for Isadora (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Artistic director, Carla Maxwell ; associate artistic director, Jennifer Scanlon ; musical director, Stanley Sussman.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, for the American Dance Festival Video Archival Project, on July 6, 1979 ; project director, Dennis Diamond ; coordinating director and cameraperson, Bohdan Kukil.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Psalm [excerpts] (1967) (ca. 19 min.) / reconstructed and reworked by Carla Maxwell, 1977 and 1979 ; music, Eugene Lester (commissioned score, revised in 1977) ; costumes, Allen Munch, 1977 ; lighting, Richard Nelson ; danced by Sue Bernhard, Ginga Carmany, Bill Cratty, Russell Lome, Carla Maxwell, Jim May, Jennifer Scanlon, Louis Solino, Robert Swinston, Douglas Varone, Nina Watt.
  • Dances for Isadora (ca. 24 min.) / music, Frédéric Chopin ; costumes, Charles D. Tomlinson ; lighting, Paul Kaine ; cast: Primavera, danced by Nina Watt ; Maenad, danced by Carla Maxwell ; Niobe, danced by Jennifer Scanlon ; La patrie, danced by Risa Steinberg ; Scarf dance [performed without musical accompaniment], danced by Jennifer Scanlon.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9245
Title
The José Limón Dance Company [electronic resource]/ presented by the American Dance Festival ; choreography by José Limón.
Imprint
1979.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, for the American Dance Festival Video Archival Project, on July 6, 1979 ; project director, Dennis Diamond ; coordinating director and cameraperson, Bohdan Kukil.
Credits
Artistic director, Carla Maxwell ; associate artistic director, Jennifer Scanlon ; musical director, Stanley Sussman.
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 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5583.
Additional Copy 1: 1 3/4" videocassette, copied from A.O., 10/97; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage.
Additional Copy 2: 1 3/4" videocassette, copied from A.O., 10/97; in Princeton ReCAP Regular Storage; was vid. viewing copy until 10/2016.
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Bernhard, Sue, dancer.
Carmany, Ginga, dancer.
Cratty, Bill, dancer.
Lome, Russell, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer. Restager
May, Jim, 1944- dancer.
Scanlon, Jennifer, dancer.
Solino, Louis, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Varone, Doug, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Limón, José, choreographer.
Sussman, Stanley. Musician
Lester, Eugene. Composer
Munch, Allen. Costume designer
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996, lighting designer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Tomlinson, Charles D. Costume designer
Kaine, Paul. Lighting designer
Diamond, Dennis. Director
Kukil, Bohdan. Director. Videographer
José Limón Dance Company.
American Dance Festival.
DHCA.
Added Title
Psalm (Choreographic work : Limón)
Dances for Isadora (Choreographic work : Limón)
Gift of the José Limón Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9245
*MGZIC 9-5583 (former)
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