Katherine Dunham Company [electronic resource]

Title
Katherine Dunham Company [electronic resource] / [presented by] the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities ; choreography and direction by Katherine Dunham.
Publication
1956.
Electronic Resource
Streaming video available at Library for the Performing Arts only

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming video file (15 min.) : si., b&w.
Series Statement
Katherine Dunham Centers Collection
Uniform Title
  • Choros (Choreographic work : Dunham)
  • Flaming youth 1927 (Choreographic work : Dunham)
  • Floyd's guitar blues (Choreographic work : Dunham)
  • Indios (Choreographic work : Dunham)
  • Shango (Choreographic work : Dunham)
  • Son (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
Note
  • Originally filmed on Regular 8mm ; transferred to videotape by the Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in 2000.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance in 1956.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video.
Contents
  • [Close shots:] Tropics -- Son -- Rhumba cerrada -- Bel Congo -- Choros #1 -- Island in the sun -- Washerwomen -- Sube espuma -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana -- Floyd's guitar blues -- Flaming youth -- Mambo finale.
  • [Wide shots:] Tropics -- Son -- Rhumba cerrada -- Choros #1 -- Island in the sun -- Washerwomen -- Sube espuma -- Shango -- Los indios -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana, La bamba -- Bolero -- Floyd's guitar blues -- Flaming youth -- Mambo finale.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 6676
Title
Katherine Dunham Company [electronic resource] / [presented by] the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities ; choreography and direction by Katherine Dunham.
Imprint
1956.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Katherine Dunham Centers Collection
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event
Filmed in performance in 1956.
Performer
Performed by the Katherine Dunham Company ; performers include Katherine Dunham, Vanoye Aikens, Albert Laguerre, Lucille Ellis, Lenwood Morris, Jacqueline Walcott.
Summary
Compilation of performance excerpts, some very brief. The first set of excerpts was filmed in close shot from a low angle at stage left ; the second set consists mainly of wide shots filmed from the center of the auditorium, at an elevated angle.
System Details
Streaming video.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-5215.
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Added Author
Aikens, Vanoye, dancer.
Ellis, Lucille, dancer.
Morris, Lenwood, dancer.
Walcott, Jackie, dancer.
Dunham, Katherine, choreographer, dancer.
Katherine Dunham Company.
Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Son (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Choros (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Floyd's guitar blues (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Flaming youth 1927 (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Shango (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Indios (Choreographic work : Dunham)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 6676
*MGZIA 4-5215 (former)
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