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Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : in celebration of the life of Carlos Orta

Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : in celebration of the life of Carlos Orta / presented by José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. in association with the Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. ; artistic director, Carla Maxwell.
Publication
c2004.

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Description
2 videodiscs (108 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Concerto six twenty-two (Choreographic work : Lubovitch)
  • Extreme beauty (Choreographic work : Linke)
  • Unsung (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Program A.
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of the Limón Dance Company, the Joyce Theater, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Artistic mentor, Donald McKayle ; artistic associates, Roxane D'Orléans Juste and Nina Watt; music director, David LaMarche.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2004; video production: Video D Studios; director, Dennis Diamond; camera, Thomas Kennedy, Dennis Diamond; AVID editor, David Quinn.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1. The unsung (ca. 33 min.) / choreography, José Limón; staging and direction, Gary Masters; rehearsal direction, Carla Maxwell, Nina Watt, Clay Taliaferro; costumes, Charles Schoonmaker; lighting, Ted Sullivan; danced by Roel Seeber, Kurt Douglas, Charles Scott, Francisco Ruvalcaba, Raphaël Boumaïla, Robert Regala, Jonathan Riedel. "This is a paean to the heroic defenders of the American patrimony. The Pantheon: Metacomet, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Red Eagle, Black Hawk, Osceola, Sitting Bull, Geronimo." Danced without musical accompaniment.
  • Extreme beauty (world premiere) (ca. 41 min.) / choreography, Susanne Linke; music, György Kurtág, Salvatore Sciarrino; costumes, Marion Williams; lighting, Ted Sullivan; danced by Kathryn Alter, Roxane D'Orléans Juste, Kristen Foote, Ryoko Kudo, Brenna Monroe-Cook. In four sections: The burden -- Flying Eros -- The initiation -- Extreme beauties.
  • Disc 2. Concerto six twenty-two (company premiere) (ca. 34 min.) / choreography, Lar Lubovitch (1986); restaged by Leonard Meek; music, W.A. Mozart (Concerto for clarinet and orchestra, K. 622); costumes, Anne C. de Velder; original lighting, Craig J. Miller; lighting adaptation for the Limón Company, Clifton Taylor. Cast: Allegro, danced by Ryoko Kudo, Kurt Douglas, Ruping Wang, Raphaël Boumaïla, Brenna Monroe-Cook, Jonathan Riedel, Kristen Foote, Charles Scott -- Adagio, danced by Jonathan Riedel, Charles Scott -- Rondo (Allegro), danced by Roxane D'Orléans Juste, Francisco Ruvalcaba, Kathryn Alter (trio); Kurt Douglas, Kristen Foote, Ryoko Kudo (soloists).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-89
Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : in celebration of the life of Carlos Orta / presented by José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. in association with the Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. ; artistic director, Carla Maxwell.
Imprint
c2004.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD.
Credits
Artistic mentor, Donald McKayle ; artistic associates, Roxane D'Orléans Juste and Nina Watt; music director, David LaMarche.
Performer
Danced by the Limón Dance Company: Kathryn Alter, Raphaël Boumaïla, Kurt Douglas, Kristen Foote, Roxane D'Orléans Juste, Ryoko Kudo, Brenna Monroe-Cook, Robert Regala, Jonathan Riedel, Francisco Ruvalcaba, Charles Scott, Roel Seeber, Ruping Wang.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2004; video production: Video D Studios; director, Dennis Diamond; camera, Thomas Kennedy, Dennis Diamond; AVID editor, David Quinn.
Summary
Evening-length performance of modern dance.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Author
Limón, José, choreographer.
Linke, Susanne, 1944- choreographer.
Lubovitch, Lar, 1943- choreographer.
Maxwell, Carla. Director
Masters, Gary. Director. Restager
Meek, Leonard. Restager
Schoonmaker, Charles. Costume designer
Sullivan, Ted. Lighting designer
Kurtág, György. Composer
Sciarrino, Salvatore. Composer
Williams, Marion, costume designer. Costume designer
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Composer
De Velder, Anne. Costume designer
Taylor, Clifton. Lighting designer
Alter, Kathryn, dancer.
Boumaïla, Raphaël, dancer.
Douglas, Kurt, dancer.
Foote, Kristen, dancer.
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans, dancer.
Kudo, Ryoko, dancer.
Monroe-Cook, Brenna, dancer.
Regala, Robert, dancer.
Riedel, Jonathan, dancer.
Ruvalcaba, Francisco, dancer.
Scott, Charles, dancer.
Seeber, Roel, dancer.
Wang, Ru-Ping, dancer.
Diamond, Dennis. Videographer
José Limón Dance Company.
José Limón Dance Foundation.
Joyce Theater Foundation.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Video D Studios.
Added Title
Unsung (Choreographic work : Limón)
Extreme beauty (Choreographic work : Linke)
Concerto six twenty-two (Choreographic work : Lubovitch)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-89
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