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PastForward

Title
PastForward [videorecording] / presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music in association with Baryshnikov Productions ; White Oak Dance Project ; artistic direction by Mikhail Baryshnikov ; directed and written by David Gordon ; choreography by Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Simone Forti, David Gordon, Deborah Hay, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer.
Publication
c2001.

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Moving imagePermit needed *MGZIA 4-5919Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 videocassettes (182 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Uniform Title
  • Scramble (Choreographic work : Forti)
  • Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Satisfyin lover (Choreographic work : Paxton)
  • If you couldn't see me (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Largo (Choreographic work : Childs)
  • Single duet (Choreographic work : Hay)
  • Flat (Choreographic work : Paxton)
  • Chair/pillow (Choreographic work : Rainer)
  • Carnation (Choreographic work : Childs)
  • Foray forêt (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Homemade (Choreographic work : Brown)
  • Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
  • Matter (Choreographic work : Gordon)
  • Concerto (Choreographic work : Childs)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Contents of recording differ slightly from accompanying house program.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Videotape sequences, Charles Atlas ; dramaturgy, Jim Lewis.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 7, 2001 ; video documentation, Character Generators Inc. ; camera, Mark Robison.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Scramble (1970) (ca. 6 min.) / created by Simone Forti ; rehearsal assistant, Nancy Duncan ; danced by members of the White Oak Dance Project and performers from the community. Performed onstage as the audience enters.
  • [Welcome speech] (ca. 3 min.) / by Yvonne Rainer.
  • Prologue (ca. 9 min.) / video, ; principal archival photographs, Peter Moore ; narrated by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Chair intro 2000 (2000) (ca. 1 1/2 min.) / constructed by David Gordon ; music, John Philip Sousa ("Stars and stripes forever") ; rehearsal assistant, Scott Cunningham ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Chair (1975) (ca. 10 min.) / constructed by David Gordon ; rehearsal assistant, Scott Cunningham ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Raquel Aedo, Emmanuèle Phuon, and Keith Sabado.
  • Satisfyin' lover (1967) (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Steve Paxton ; rehearsal assistant, Nancy Duncan ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by performers from the community.
  • O (for Simone) (2001) (ca. 13 min.) / improvised by Steve Paxton ; music, Nuno Rebello (from Minimal show) ; lighting, Les Dickert.
  • If you couldn't see me (1994) (ca. 10 min.) / choreography and performance, Trisha Brown ; choreographic assistant, Carolyn Lucas ; music and costume, Robert Rauschenberg ; lighting, Les Dickert.
  • Largo (2001) (ca. 4 min.) / choreography and performance, Lucinda Childs ; music, Arcangelo Corelli ([excerpt from?] Concerti grossi, Op. 6) ; costume, Gabriel Berry ; lighting, Les Dickert.
  • Study (2001) (ca. 11 min.) / improvised by Simone Forti.
  • Single duet (2000) (ca. 18 min.) / choreography, Deborah Hay ; music, Morton Feldman (Piece for four hands) ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Deborah Hay.
  • [Credits for second part of program] (ca. 2 min.).
  • Cassette 2. The first 23 min. of this cassette duplicate the following items on cassette 1: Study (last 3 min.), Single duet (18 min.), credits (2 min.).
  • Flat (1964) (ca. 16 min.) / choreography, Steve Paxton ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Performed onstage during intermission.
  • Chair/pillow (1970) (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Yvonne Rainer ; music, Ike and Tina Turner ("River deep, mountain high") ; lighting, Les Dickert ; danced by Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Emily Coates, Jennifer Howard, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka, Emmanuèle Phuon, Keith Sabado ; additional performers, Felicia Ballos, Sameena Mitta, Matsu Nakashima, Nicholas Yagoda.
  • Carnation (1964) (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, set, décor, costume, Lucinda Childs ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Emily Coates.
  • Foray forêt (excerpt) (1990) (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Trisha Brown ; visual presentation, Robert Rauschenberg ; music, John Philip Sousa ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Raquel Aedo, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka.
  • Homemade (1965) (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Trisha Brown ; film, Babette Mangolte ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • Trio A pressured #3 (1966) (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Yvonne Rainer ; assistant to the choreographer, Pat Catterson ; music [for part 3, Forwards], the Chambers Brothers ("In the midnight hour") ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; cast: 1, Backwards / danced by Rosalynde LeBlanc, Emmanuèle Phuon -- 2, Facing / danced by Raquel Aedo, Michael Lomeka -- 3, Forwards / danced by Raquel Aedo, Emily Coates, Jennifer Howard, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka, Emmanuèle Phon, Keith Sabado. Yvonne Rainer also appears at the end of this section.
  • Overture to The matter (1979) (ca. 8 min.) / constructed by David Gordon ; includes Broom by Ain Gordon ; rehearsal assistant, Karen Graham ; music, Léon Minkus ("Entrance of the shades" from La bayadère) ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, David Gordon, Valda Setterfield, and performers from the community.
  • Concerto (1993) (ca. 10 min.) / choreography, Lucinda Childs ; music, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (Concerto for harpsichord and strings) ; original costumes, Anne Masset ; costume coordinator, Deanna Berg ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Emily Coates, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka, Emmanuèle Phuon, Keith Sabado.
  • [Bows and impromptu dancing by all performers] (ca. 6 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5919
OCLC
NYPY02-F475
Title
PastForward [videorecording] / presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music in association with Baryshnikov Productions ; White Oak Dance Project ; artistic direction by Mikhail Baryshnikov ; directed and written by David Gordon ; choreography by Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Simone Forti, David Gordon, Deborah Hay, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer.
Imprint
c2001.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 7, 2001 ; video documentation, Character Generators Inc. ; camera, Mark Robison.
Credits
Videotape sequences, Charles Atlas ; dramaturgy, Jim Lewis.
Performer
Danced by White Oak Dance Project: Raquel Aedo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Emily Coates, Jennifer Howard, Rosalynde LeBlanc, Michael Lomeka, Emmanuèle Phuon, Keith Sabado.
Summary
Program of dance works old and new by seven choreographers formerly associated with Judson Dance Theater. The performance includes film clips, still photographs, and voiceover commentaries by the choreographers, each of whom also appears as a performer.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Added Author
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- choreographer. Speaker
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- narrator.
Aedo, Raquel, dancer.
Coates, Emily, dancer.
Howard, Jennifer Lane, dancer.
LeBlanc, Rosalynde, dancer.
Lomeka, Michael, dancer.
Phuon, Emmanuèle, dancer.
Sabado, Keith, dancer.
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017 choreographer, dancer.
Childs, Lucinda, choreographer, dancer. Designer. Costume designer
Forti, Simone, choreographer, dancer.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, choreographer, dancer.
Hay, Deborah, 1941- choreographer.
Hay, Deborah, 1941- dancer.
Paxton, Steve, choreographer, dancer.
Setterfield, Valda, dancer.
Atlas, Charles.
Lewis, Jim.
Duncan, Nancy.
Moore, Peter, 1932-1993. Photographer
Tipton, Jennifer, lighting designer.
Cunningham, Scott.
Dickert, Les.
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008. Composer. Costume designer
Lucas, Carolyn.
Corelli, Arcangelo, 1653-1713. Composer
Berry, Gabriel. Costume designer
Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987 Composer
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. Composer
Mangolte, Babette.
Catterson, Pat.
Minkus, L., 1826-1917. Composer
Graham, Karen.
Gordon, Ain.
Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj, 1933-2010. Composer
Masset, Anne. Costume designer
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
White Oak Dance Project.
Judson Dance Theater History.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Baryshnikov Productions.
Character Generators/Video.
Added Title
Scramble (Choreographic work : Forti)
Chair dance (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Satisfyin lover (Choreographic work : Paxton)
If you couldn't see me (Choreographic work : Brown)
Largo (Choreographic work : Childs)
Single duet (Choreographic work : Hay)
Flat (Choreographic work : Paxton)
Chair/pillow (Choreographic work : Rainer)
Carnation (Choreographic work : Childs)
Foray forêt (Choreographic work : Brown)
Homemade (Choreographic work : Brown)
Trio A (Choreographic work : Rainer)
Matter (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Concerto (Choreographic work : Childs)
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5919
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