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By word of foot III, Sole Sisters

Title
By word of foot III, Sole Sisters [electronic resource] / presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company ; [stage] director, Constance Valis-Hill ; [stage] producer, Jane Goldberg.
Publication
1985.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-5713Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Browne, Harriet
  • Bufalino, Brenda
  • Coles, Marion
  • Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
  • Lee, Mable
  • McNamara, Josephine
  • Safford, Sarah
  • Wasser, Beverly
  • Wasserman, Dorothy
  • Roberts, Jim.
  • Brown, Ernest
  • Cook, Charles, 1917-1991
  • Raff, Pamela
  • Hill, Constance Valis.
  • Sole Sisters (Performing group)
  • Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (52 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Series Statement
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title provided by Jane Goldberg.
  • Additional performance data from house program.
  • Original containers for this tape and for *MGZIC 9-5711 and *MGZIC 9-5710 were respectively marked reels 1, 2, and 3, but they do not contain a continuous performance, but rather excerpts (including rehearsal footage) from a series of performances held in June 1985. The most complete performance footage appears on this tape, *MGZIC 9-5713.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Greenwich House Theater, New York, in June 1985.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Beyond the sea / choreography and performance, Jane Goldberg ; music, C. Trenant.
  • The man I love / choreography recreated by Marion Coles from Restina Bank's Number 1 chorus ; music, George Gershwin ; danced by the Sole Sisters.
  • Sand/little pony / choreography and performance, Harriet Browne ; music, P. Poindexter.
  • For dancers only / choreography recreated by Marion Coles ; music, Lunceford ; danced by Mable Lee, Harriet Browne, Marion Coles, Sarah Safford, Jane Goldberg.
  • Post partum blues / choreography and music, Sarah Safford ; performed by Sarah Safford with her baby Molly, and the Sole Sisters.
  • How am I to know / collaboration [and performance] by Jane Goldberg, Marion Coles, Sarah Safford, Beverly Wasser ; music, J. King.
  • Shiny stockings / choreography and performance, Marion Coles.
  • Irish and Appalachian sole / choreography, traditional ; danced by Beverly Wasser and Jo McNamara.
  • Low heel Italian sole / choreography and performance, Brenda Bufalino.
  • Spain / choreography and performance, Jane Goldberg ; music, Chick Corea.
  • Dorothy's shim sham / choreography, traditional, Dorothy Wasserman ; danced by the Sole Sisters.
  • [Finale] / solos by Pamela Raff, Ernest "Brownie" Brown, and Charles "Cookie" Cook ; dance on bubble wrap by unidentified woman.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 7581
Title
By word of foot III, Sole Sisters [electronic resource] / presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company ; [stage] director, Constance Valis-Hill ; [stage] producer, Jane Goldberg.
Imprint
1985.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jane Goldberg's Wandering shoes tap(h)istory featuring tip top tapes, tapalogues, tapology and tapperabilia.
Performer
Danced by the Sole Sisters: Harriet Browne, Brenda Bufalino, Marion Coles, Jane Goldberg, Mable Lee, Jo McNamara, Sarah Safford, Beverly Wasser, Dorothy Wasserman.
Musicians: Jim Roberts (piano), Dave Dunaway (bass), Eddie Crawford (drums).
Audience members invited onstage for impromptu performances include Pamela Raff, Ernest "Brownie" Brown, and Charles "Cookie" Cook.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Greenwich House Theater, New York, in June 1985.
Summary
Excerpts from one or more of the performances presented by the Sole Sisters, a company of women tap dancers, on June 26-28, 1985.
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 9-5713.
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Local Subject
Irish step dancing.
Added Author
Browne, Harriet, choreographer, dancer.
Bufalino, Brenda, choreographer.
Bufalino, Brenda, dancer.
Coles, Marion, choreographer, dancer.
Goldberg, Jane, 1948- , choreographer, dancer. Producer
Lee, Mable, dancer.
McNamara, Josephine, dancer.
Safford, Sarah, choreographer, dancer.
Wasser, Beverly, dancer.
Wasserman, Dorothy, choreographer, dancer.
Roberts, Jim. Instrumentalist
Brown, Ernest, dancer.
Cook, Charles, 1917-1991, dancer.
Raff, Pamela, dancer.
Hill, Constance Valis. Director
Sole Sisters (Performing group)
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Gift of Jane Goldberg.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 7581
*MGZIC 9-5713 (former)
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