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Darkness and light [videorecording] : (Polarities)

Title
Darkness and light [videorecording] : (Polarities) / [presented by] Jennifer Muller/The Works ; choreography by Jennifer Muller.
Publication
1987.

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Description
2 videocassettes (108 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Darkness and light (Choreographic work : Muller)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Music compilation, Jan Leys ; lighting, Ken Tabachnick.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on April 24, 1987 ; videography, Video D Studios.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Darkness and light (positive/negative) (ca. 16 min.) / music, David Hykes ; costumes, the Body Works ; danced by the Company.
  • Fields (masculine/feminine) (ca. 13 min.) / music, Egberto Gismonti ; decor, William Katz ; costumes, the Body Works ; danced by Angeline Wolf, William Adair, Sylvia Logan, Ron Brown.
  • The enigma (analytical/experiential) (ca. 26 min.) / music, David Byrne, Brian Eno ; costumes, the Body Works ; danced by Jan Leys, Angeline Wolf, with Lana Carroll, Allison Diftler, Jorge Gale, and Jennifer Brilliant, Ron Brown, Sylvia Logan, Christopher Pilafian.
  • Cassette 2. Couches (id/superego) (ca. 19 min.) / music, Laurie Anderson ; decor, Calvin Churchman ; costumes, Susan Hilferty ; danced (in order of appearance) by Lana Carroll, Jorge Gale, Allison Diftler, William Adair, Jennifer Brilliant, Christopher Pilafian, Sylvia Logan, Jan Leys.
  • Life/times (linear/cyclical). A. Mathematics (ca. 19 min.) / score, Jan Leys, Jennifer Muller and friends ; decor, Tom Slaughter ; costumes, Christopher Pilafian ; danced (in order of appearance) by Jennifer Muller, Christopher Pilafian, with William Adair, Ron Brown, Lana Carroll, Jan Leys, Jennifer Brilliant, Allison Diftler -- B. In tandem (ca. 15 min.) / original music, Keith Jarrett ; costumes, Tamara Bliss ; danced by Jennifer Muller, Jorge Gale and the Company.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4785
Title
Darkness and light [videorecording] : (Polarities) / [presented by] Jennifer Muller/The Works ; choreography by Jennifer Muller.
Imprint
1987.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on April 24, 1987 ; videography, Video D Studios.
Credits
Music compilation, Jan Leys ; lighting, Ken Tabachnick.
Performer
Danced by Jennifer Muller/The Works.
Summary
Dance work in five parts.
Added Author
Muller, Jennifer, 1949- choreographer, dancer.
Wolf, Angeline, dancer.
Logan, Sylvia, dancer.
Adair, William C., 1954-1992, dancer.
Brown, Ronald K., 1966- dancer.
Leys, Jan, dancer.
Carroll, Lana, dancer.
Diftler, Allison, dancer.
Gale, Jorge, dancer.
Brilliant, Jennifer, dancer.
Pilafian, Christopher, dancer. Costume designer
Tabachnick, Ken.
Leys, Jan. Composer
Hykes, David, composer.
Gismonti, Egberto. Composer
Katz, William, 1942- Designer
Byrne, David, 1952- Composer
Eno, Brian, 1948- Composer
Anderson, Laurie, 1947- Composer
Churchman, Calvin. Designer
Hilferty, Susan. Costume designer
Slaughter, Tom. Designer
Jarrett, Keith. Composer
Bliss, Tamara. Costume designer
Jennifer Muller/The Works.
Video D Studios.
Added Title
Darkness and light (Choreographic work : Muller)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4785
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