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Limón Dance Foundation [videorecording] : close camera.

Title
Limón Dance Foundation [videorecording] : close camera.
Publication
1994.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-848 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (75 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Uniform Title
  • Dances (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Fantomes (Choreographic work : Lamhut)
  • Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by the José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. in association with The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios, Inc., March 22, 1994.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • Mazurkas originally presented under the title Dances (in honor of Poznan, Wroclaw, Katowice, and Warszawa). José Limón changed the title for later performances, adding a program note which referred to the work as a tribute to the heroic spirit of the Polish people.
  • Moor's Pavane first performed in Aug. 1949 at Connecticut College American Dance Festival by the José Limón Dance Company.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (51 min.): Suite from mazurkas (27 min.) / choreography, José Limón ; reconstruction and direction, Sally Stackhouse ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; pianist, Michael Cherry ; costumes, Charles Schoonmaker ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; performed by the Limón Dance Company, featuring Emilie Plauche, Carl Flink, Nina Watt, Carlos Orta, Sean Sullivan, Merle Holloman, Pamala Jones, Carla Maxwell, Jeffrey Schmidt -- Fantomes (24 min.) / choreography, Phyllis Lamhut ; assistant to the choreographer, Nina Watt ; commissioned score, Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson ; costumes, Lois Bewley ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; dancers, Paul Dennis, Roxane D'Orleans Juste, Carl Flink, Merle Holloman, Pamala Jones, Marc Kenison, Carla Maxwell, Emile Plauche, Jeffrey Schmidt, Sean Sullivan ; musicians, conductor and trumpet, Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson ; percussion, Yvonne Gavner ; saxophone, J. D. Parran ; synthesizer, Judith Sainte Croix.
  • Disc 2 (24 min.): The moor's pavane / choreography, José Limón ; music, Henry Purcell ; reconstruction and direction, Carla Maxwell ; costumes, Charles Schoonmaker ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; dancers, Carlos Orta (The Moor), Marc Kenison (Moor's friend), Nina Watt (Moor's friend's wife) , Roxane D'Orleans Juste (Moor's wife) ; Erica Kiesewetter, violin ; Carol Zeavon, violin ; Adria Benjamin, viola ; Jonathan Spitz, cello ; Dennis James, bass ; Donald York, continuo.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-848
Title
Limón Dance Foundation [videorecording] : close camera.
Imprint
1994.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Event
Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios, Inc., March 22, 1994.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
Mazurkas originally presented under the title Dances (in honor of Poznan, Wroclaw, Katowice, and Warszawa). José Limón changed the title for later performances, adding a program note which referred to the work as a tribute to the heroic spirit of the Polish people.
Moor's Pavane first performed in Aug. 1949 at Connecticut College American Dance Festival by the José Limón Dance Company.
Added Author
Limón, José, choreographer.
Lamhut, Phyllis, choreographer.
Stackhouse, Sally, choreographer.
Stackhouse, Sally. dir
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Nelson, Jalalu-Kalvert, 1951- Composer
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Nelson, Jalalu-Kalvert, 1951- Musician
Plauche, Emilie, dancer.
Flink, Carl, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Orta, Carlos, dancer.
Sullivan, Sean, dancer.
Holloman, Merle, dancer.
Jones, Pamala, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, choreographer.
Maxwell, Carla, ir.
Schmidt, Jeffrey, dancer.
Dennis, Paul, dancer.
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans, dancer.
Kenison, Marc, dancer.
Cherry, Michael. Musician
Gavner, Yvonne. Musician
Parran, J. D. Musician
Sainte Croix, Judith. Musician
Kiesewetter, Erica. Musician
Zeavon, Carol. Musician
Benjamin, Adria, instrumentalist.
Spitz, Jonathan. Musician
James, Dennis. Musician
York, Donald. Musician
Schoonmaker, Charles. Costume designer
Bewley, Lois. Costume designer
Woods, Steve. Lighting designer
José Limón Dance Company.
José Limón Dance Foundation.
Joyce Theater Foundation.
Added Title
Dances (Choreographic work : Limón)
Fantomes (Choreographic work : Lamhut)
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-848
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