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Dancing for life edited tape.

Title
Dancing for life [videorecording] : edited tape.
Publication
[1987]

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Additional Authors
  • Balanchine, George
  • Ailey, Alvin
  • Graham, Martha
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Morris, Mark, 1956-
  • Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018
  • Dean, Laura, 1945-
  • Arpino, Gerald
  • Tharp, Twyla
  • Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932
  • Russell, Leon
  • Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931.
  • Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
  • Strauss, Johann, 1804-1849.
  • Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941
  • Graham, Martha.
  • New York City Ballet.
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
  • Martha Graham Dance Company.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
  • Mark Morris Dance Group.
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem.
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company.
  • Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians.
  • Joffrey Ballet.
  • Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (73 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
These pieces were viewed in preparation for Dancing for life. All pieces on the tape, with the exception of Stars and stripes, appeared in the benefit program.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
  • Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Love songs (Choreographic work : Ailey)
  • Fabrications (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Marble halls (Choreographic work : Morris)
  • Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Esplanade (Choreographic work : Taylor)
  • Magnetic (Choreographic work : Dean)
  • Kettentanz (Choreographic work : Arpino)
  • Eight jelly rolls (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
  • Poor picture quality.
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
Stars and stripes [excerpts] / presented by New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by John Philip Sousa -- Love songs [excerpts] / presented by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ; choreography by Alvin Ailey ; music by Leon Russell -- Acts of light [excerpts] / presented by Martha Graham Dance Company ; choreography by Martha Graham ; music by Carl Nielsen -- Fabrications [excerpts] / presented by Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by Emanuel de Melo Pimenta -- Marble halls [excerpts] / presented by Mark Morris Dance Group ; choreography by Mark Morris ; music by J.S. Bach -- Concerto Barocco [excerpts] / presented by Dance Theatre of Harlem ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by J.S. Bach -- Esplanade [excerpts] / presented by Paul Taylor Dance Company ; choreography by Paul Taylor ; music by J.S. Bach -- Magnetic [excerpts] / presented by Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians ; choreography and music by Laura Dean -- Kettentanz [excerpts] / presented by Joffrey Ballet ; choreography by Gerald Arpino ; music by Johann Strauss, Sr. -- Eight jelly rolls [excerpts] / presented by Twyla Tharp Dance ; choreography by Twyla Tharp ; music by Jelly Roll Morton.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6514 JRC
OCLC
NYPT03-F416
Title
Dancing for life [videorecording] : edited tape.
Imprint
[1987]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Event
Tape compiled in 1987; segments filmed at various dates and locations.
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.
Local Note
For information on casting of the Dancing for life performance, see *MGZB Dancing for life (programs).
Added Author
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Ailey, Alvin, choreographer.
Graham, Martha, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Morris, Mark, 1956- choreographer.
Taylor, Paul, 1930-2018, choreographer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- choreographer.
Dean, Laura, 1945- composer.
Arpino, Gerald, choreographer.
Tharp, Twyla, choreographer.
Tharp, Twyla, dancer.
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932, composer.
Russell, Leon, composer.
Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931. Helios.
Pimenta, Emanuel Dimas de Melo, composer.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
Strauss, Johann, 1804-1849. Kettenbrücke-Walzer, op. 19.
Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941, composer.
New York City Ballet.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Martha Graham Dance Company.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Mark Morris Dance Group.
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians.
Joffrey Ballet.
Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.
Graham, Martha. Acts of light.
Added Title
Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Love songs (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Fabrications (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Marble halls (Choreographic work : Morris)
Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Esplanade (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Magnetic (Choreographic work : Dean)
Kettentanz (Choreographic work : Arpino)
Eight jelly rolls (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6514 JRC
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