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Dancing for life [videorecording] : multiple companies segments.

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Dancing for life [videorecording] : multiple companies segments.
Publication
[1987]

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (123 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
  • Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Eight jelly rolls (Choreographic work : Tharp)
  • Esplanade (Choreographic work : Taylor)
  • Fabrications (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Magnetic (Choreographic work : Dean)
  • One-hundreds (Choreographic work : Tharp)
  • Treading (Choreographic work : Monte)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Poor picture quality.
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Tape compiled in 1987; segments filmed at various dates and locations.
Biography (note)
  • Dancing for life was an AIDS benefit given Oct. 5, 1987 at the New York State Theater. Jerome Robbins served as artistic coordinator for the event.
Contents
Half the one hundred / presented by Twyla Tharp Dance ; choreography by Twyla Tharp (11 min.) -- Fabrications [excerpts] / presented by Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Emanuel de Melo Pimenta (12 min.) -- Treading / presented by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by Elisa Monte ; music by Steve Reich (11 min.) -- Esplanade / presented by Paul Taylor Dance Company ; choreography by Paul Taylor ; music by J.S. Bach (31 min.) -- Magnetic / presented by Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians ; choreography and music by Laura Dean (24 min.) -- Concerto Barocco [excerpts] / presented by Dance Theatre of Harlem ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by J.S. Bach (8 min.) -- Eight jelly rolls / presented by Twyla Tharp Dance ; choreography by Twyla Tharp ; music by Jelly Roll Morton (26 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6508 JRC
Title
Dancing for life [videorecording] : multiple companies segments.
Imprint
[1987]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Half the one hundred. Performed by members of Twyla Tharp Dance, including Twyla Tharp, Katie Glasner, John Malashock, Keith Young, Amy Spencer, Barbara Hoon.
Esplanade. Performed by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, including Lila York, Linda Kent, Nicholas Gunn, Carolyn Adams, Bettie DeJong, Robert Kahn, Monica Morris, Ruth Adrien, Elsie Chaib.
Magnetic. Performed by Amy Chavasse-Dupree, Ney Fonseca, Cathy Hazeltine, Sondra Loring, Kathleen Massot, Elizabeth Raues-Newkirk, Peter Smith, Kristin Jackson, Elizabeth Maxwell, Jim Sakamoto. Musicians: Phillip Bush, Eleanor Sandresky.
Eight jelly rolls. Performed by members of Twyla Tharp Dance, including Twyla Tharp, Sara Rudner, Rose Marie Wright, Isabel Garcia-Lorca, Kenneth Rinker, Nina Wiener, Tom Rawe.
Event
Tape compiled in 1987; segments filmed at various dates and locations.
Summary
The pieces on this tape were viewed in preparation for the Dancing for life program. Half the one hundred and Treading were not used in the program. Only the last movement of Esplanade and two movements from Eight jelly rolls were used; the full pieces are recorded on this tape. Half the one hundred, Esplanade, Magnetic and Eight jelly rolls appear in edited recordings with credits, the other pieces are filmed in performance.
Biography
Dancing for life was an AIDS benefit given Oct. 5, 1987 at the New York State Theater. Jerome Robbins served as artistic coordinator for the event.
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Monte, Elisa, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018. choreographer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- choreographer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- composer.
Tharp, Twyla, choreographer.
Tharp, Twyla, dancer.
Reich, Steve, 1936- composer.
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo, composer.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
Sandresky, Eleonor, instrumentalist.
Bush, Phillip, instrumentalist.
Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941, composer.
Glasner, Katie, dancer.
Malashock, John, dancer.
Young, Keith, dancer.
Spencer, Amy, dancer.
Hoon, Barbara, dancer.
York, Lila, dancer.
Kent, Linda, dancer.
Gunn, Nicholas, 1947- dancer.
Adams, Carolyn, dancer.
De Jong, Bettie, dancer.
Kahn, Robert, dancer.
Morris, Mónica, dancer.
Andrien, Ruth, dancer.
Chaib, Elie, dancer.
Dupree, Amy Chavasse, dancer.
Fonseca, Ney, dancer.
Haseltine, Cathy, dancer.
Loring, Sondra, dancer.
Massot, Kathleen, dancer.
Rauers-Newkirk, Elizabeth, dancer.
Smith, Peter, dancer.
Jackson, Kristin, dancer.
Maxwell, Elizabeth, dancer.
Sakamoto, Jim, dancer.
Rudner, Sara, dancer.
Wright, Rose Marie, dancer.
Garcia-Lorca, Isabel, dancer.
Rinker, Kenneth, dancer.
Wiener, Nina, dancer.
Rawe, Tom, dancer.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.
Added Title
Treading (Choreographic work : Monte)
One-hundreds (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Fabrications (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Esplanade (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Magnetic (Choreographic work : Dean)
Eight jelly rolls (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6508 JRC
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