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Limón Dance Company [videorecording].

Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording].
Publication
1995.

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2 videodiscs (NTSC) (98 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Breath of fire (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Call (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Choreographic offering (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Air for the G string first performed March 24, 1928, at the Little Theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y., by students of the Denishawn School.
  • Two ecstatic themes first performed Oct. 31, 1931, by Doris Humphrey.
  • The call first performed Aug. 2, 1929, at Lake Placid, N.Y., by Doris Humphrey.
  • Breath of fire first performed Jan. 6, 1930, New York, N.Y., by Doris Humphrey, with Dane Rudhyar at the piano.
  • A choreographic offering first performed Aug. 1964 at the American Dance Fesitval, Connecticut College, New London, Conn. The dance was commissioned by the American Dance Festival, in memory of Doris Humphrey.
  • Day on earth first performed, May 10, 1947 at the Beaver Country Day Scool, Brookline, MA, by the Limón Dance Company.
  • Never no lament first performed March 26, 1994 at the Joyce Theater, New York, NY by the Limón Dance Company.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Merle Reskin Theatre, Chicago, Ill., March 17, 1995.
Contents
  • Air for the G string (6 min.) / choreographed by Doris Humphrey ; recreation and direction, Ernestine Stodelle ; music by Johann Sebastian Bach ; costumes, Sam Harris, after Pauline Lawrence's original concept ; lighting, Steve Woods -- Two ecstatic themes (6 min.) / choreographed by Doris Humphrey ; music by Nikolai Medtner and Gian Francesco Malipiero ; costume, Allen Munch, after Pauline Lawrence's original concept ; lighting, Steve Woods ; dancer, Roxane D'Orleans Juste -- The call and Breath of fire (5 min.) / choreographed by Doris Humphrey ; recreation and direction, Ernestine Stodelle ; music by Dane Rudhyar ; recording, Michael Cherry ; costumes, Sam Harris, after Pauline Lawrence's original concept ; lighitng, Steve Woods ; dancer, Nina Watt -- Suite from A choreographic offering / choreographed by José Limón ; staging and direction, Sarah Stackhouse ; music, by Johann Sebastian Bach ; costumes, Christina Giannini ; lighting, Steve Woods.
  • Day on earth (23 min.) / choreographed by Doris Humphrey ; music by Aaron Copland ; costumes, Charles Schoonmaker, based on original designs by Pauline Lawrence ; lighting, Steve Woods ; dancers, Paul Dennis (man), Pamala Jones (young girl), Carla Maxwell (woman), Michi Osato (child) -- Never no lament (32 min.). Us / choreography, Garth Fagan ; assistant to the choreographer, Norwood Pennewell ; music, Antonin Dvorak ; costumes, Laurel Parrish ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; dancers, Carlos Orta, José Limón Dance Company -- Never no lament. Me / choreography, Garth Fagan ; assistant to the choreographer, Norwood Pennewell ; costumes, Laurel Parrish ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; music, Foday Musa Suso ; dancers, Roxane D'Orleans Juste, Pamala Jones, Marc Kenison ; Emilie Plauche, Jeffrey Schmidt -- Never no lament. Shehésheshi / choreography, Garth Fagan ; assistant to the choreographer, Norwood Pennewell ; costumes, Laurel Parrish ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; music, Dumisani Maraire ; dancers, Merle Holloman, José Limón Dance Company -- Never no lament. We ours / choreography, Garth Fagan ; assistant to the choreographer, Norwood Pennewell ; costumes, Laurel Parrish ; lighting design, Steve Woods ; music, Hamza El Din ; dancers, Carlos Orta, Carla Maxwell, Nina Watt, José Limón Dance Company.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-885
Title
Limón Dance Company [videorecording].
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Performer
Performed by the José Limón Dance Company.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Merle Reskin Theatre, Chicago, Ill., March 17, 1995.
Added Author
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Stodelle, Ernestine. dir
Limón, José, choreographer.
Fagan, Garth, choreographer.
Stackhouse, Sarah. dir
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich, 1880-1951. Composer
Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973. Composer
Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985. Composer
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Composer
Suso, Foday Musa. Composer
Maraire, Dumisani. Composer
El Din, Hamza. Composer
Pennewell, Norwood.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Sonatas, piano (1941)
Cherry, Michael. Musician
Juste, Roxane d'Orleans, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Dennis, Paul, dancer.
Jones, Pamala, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Osato, Michi, dancer.
Orta, Carlos, dancer.
Kenison, Marc, dancer.
Plauche, Emilie, dancer.
Schmidt, Jeffrey, dancer.
Holloman, Merle, dancer.
Harris, Sam. Costume designer
Munch, Allen. Costume designer
Giannini, Christina. Costume designer
Schoonmaker, Charles. Costume designer
Parrish, Laurel. Costume designer
Woods, Steve. Lighting designer
José Limón Dance Company.
Added Title
Air for the G string (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Two ecstatic themes (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Choreographic offering (Choreographic work : Limón)
Breath of fire (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Call (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-885
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