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The moor's pavane a measure of emotion

Title
The moor's pavane [videorecording] : a measure of emotion / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Harvey Hart.
Publication
Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1955.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-3440Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Limón, José
  • Jones, Betty, 1926-2020
  • Hoving, Lucas
  • Koner, Pauline
  • Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
  • Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973.
  • Tweed, Tommy.
  • Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Sadoff, Simon.
  • Lawrence, Pauline.
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
Three-part television program, recorded out of sequence. The first segment of this tape, The moor's pavane, actually appeared last on the program.
Uniform Title
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Tommy Tweed.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on the series Scope on March 6, 1955.
Contents
  • The moor's pavane (ca. 21 min.) / choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell, arr. by Simon Sadoff ; danced by José Limón (Othello), Betty Jones (Desdemona), Lucas Hoving (Iago), Pauline Koner (Emilia).
  • The family of man (ca. 25 min.) / narrator, Carl Sandburg ; display of photographs from an exhibition compiled by Edward Steichen, presented at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • Lecture-demonstration by José Limón (ca. 10 min.) / discussion of how modern dance has evolved a new vocabulary of expressive movement, and his treatment of the story of Othello, based on Shakespeare's tragedy, in The moor's pavane.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3440
OCLC
NYPY99-F580
Title
The moor's pavane [videorecording] : a measure of emotion / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Harvey Hart.
Imprint
Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1955.
Country of Producing Entity
Canada.
Event
Telecast on the series Scope on March 6, 1955.
Performer
Host: Tommy Tweed.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Lecture-demonstrations.
Added Author
Limón, José, choreographer. spk, dancer.
Jones, Betty, 1926-2020, dancer.
Hoving, Lucas, dancer.
Koner, Pauline, dancer.
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. Narrator
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973. Photographer
Tweed, Tommy. Host
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Sadoff, Simon. Arranger
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
DHCA.
Added Title
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3440
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