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Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : [close shot].

Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : [close shot].
Publication
c1997.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-837 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Uniform Title
  • Chaconne (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Evening songs (Choreographic work : Kylián)
  • Malinche (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Orfeo (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Close shot. For wide shot version, see: *MGZIDVD 5-838.
  • The moor's pavanne first performed at the American Dance Festival at Connecticut College, New Haven, Conn. by the José Limón Dance Company, Aug. 17, 1949. Costumes based on Pauline Lawrence original designs.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at Joyce Theater, Oct. 23, 1997 (close camera).
Biography (note)
  • American and Limón Company premiere, world premiere of Evening songs, Sept. 9, 1987, Nederlands Dans Theater.
  • Chaconne first performed at the Humphrey-Weidman Studio Theater, New York City, on Dec. 27, 1942 by José Limón.
  • La Malinche first performed at the Jordan Hall, Boston by the José Limón Dance Company in May, 1949.
  • Orfeo first performed at the ANTA Theater, New York City by the José Limón Dance Company, Oct. 2, 1972.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (ca. 70 min.): Evening songs / choreography, Jiri Kylian ; music, Antonin Dvorak ; staged by Hans Knill ; lighting design, Ted Sullivan ; costume design, Jiri Kylian -- Chaconne / choreography, José Limón ; music, J. S. Bach ; direction, Sarah Stackhouse ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; costume design, A. Christina Giannini ; dancer, Gary Masters ; pianist, Michael Cherry -- La Malinche / choreography, José Limón ; music, Norman Lloyd ; staging and direction, Sarah Stackhouse ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; costume design, Pauline Lawrence ; reconstructed by Russell Aubrey ; danced by Roxanne D'Orleans Justice (La Malinche), Robert Regala (El Indio), Daniel Charon (El Conquistador) -- Orfeo / choreography, José Limón ; music, Ludwig van Beethoven ; staging and direction, Gary Masters, Carla Maxwell ; lighting design, Chenault Spence ; costume design, Charles D. Tomlinson ; reconstructed by Russell Aubrey.
  • Disc 2 (ca. 30 min.): The Moor's pavanne : variations on the theme of Othello / choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell ; arrangement, Simon Sadoff ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; costume design, Charles Schoonmaker ; direction, Sarah Stackhouse ; danced by Carlos Orta (The Moor), Lutz Forster (his friend), Carla Maxwell (his friend's wife), Nina Watt (the Moor's wife).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-837
Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording] : [close shot].
Imprint
c1997.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Performer
Danced by the Limón Dance Company.
Event
Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at Joyce Theater, Oct. 23, 1997 (close camera).
Biography
American and Limón Company premiere, world premiere of Evening songs, Sept. 9, 1987, Nederlands Dans Theater.
Chaconne first performed at the Humphrey-Weidman Studio Theater, New York City, on Dec. 27, 1942 by José Limón.
La Malinche first performed at the Jordan Hall, Boston by the José Limón Dance Company in May, 1949.
Orfeo first performed at the ANTA Theater, New York City by the José Limón Dance Company, Oct. 2, 1972.
Added Author
Kylian, Jiri, 1947- choreographer. Costume designer
Limón, José, choreographer.
Aubrey, Russell, choreographer.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Composer
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Composer
Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980. Composer
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Sadoff, Simon. Arranger
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Tomlinson, Charles D. Costume designer
Schoonmaker, Charles. Costume designer
Knill, Hans. Set designer
Sullivan, Ted. Lighting designer
Woods, Steve. Lighting designer
Spence, Chenault. Lighting designer
Giannini, Christina. Costume designer
Stackhouse, Sarah. dir
Maxwell, Carla. dir, dancer.
Masters, Gary, dancer. dir
Justice, Roxane D'Orleans, dancer.
Regala, Robert, dancer.
Charon, Daniel, dancer.
Orta, Carlos, dancer.
Förster, Lutz, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Cherry, Michael. Instrumentalist
Added Title
Evening songs (Choreographic work : Kylián)
Chaconne (Choreographic work : Limón)
Malinche (Choreographic work : Limón)
Orfeo (Choreographic work : Limón)
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-837
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