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José Limón Dance Company [videorecording].

Title
José Limón Dance Company [videorecording].
Publication
1982.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (102 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Uniform Title
  • Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Magritte, Magritte (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
  • Sonata (Choreographic work : Maxwell)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater in New York City on Dec. 1, 1982.
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)
  • Sonata first performed in Dijon, France on Nov. 25, 1980. Music for Sonata is Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata in E major transcribed for viola, in C Major by Louise Schulman.
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neil. It was first performed in July 1956 at the Empire State Festival, Ellensville, New York.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (40 min.): Magritte, Magritte. The lovers / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; music, Alexander Scriabin ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook ; dancers, Carla Maxwell, Colin Connor -- Magritte, Magritte. The great war / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; poem, John White ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook ; dancer, Henry Daniel -- Magritte, Magritte. The reckless sleeper / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; music, Franz Liszt ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook ; dancer, Carlos Orta -- Magritte, Magritte. The ideas of the acrobat / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; music, Douglas Finch ; poem, Paul Eluard ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook ; dancers, Sue Bernard, Anne Bryan, Jennifer Scanlon -- Magritte, Magritte. The threatened assassin / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; script, John White ; music, French Music Hall ballads ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook ; dancers, Nina Watt, Joe Alegado, Colin Connor, Henry Daniel -- Magritte, Magritte. The red model / choreographer, Anna Sokolow ; costumes, Judanna Lynn ; lighting by Richard Nelson ; script, John White ; scenery constructed by by Ted Ohl, Tony Diemont, Barbara Pook.
  • Disc 2 (62 min.): Sonata (19 min.) / choreographed by Carla Maxwell ; music, Johann Sebastian Bach ; costumes, Allen Munch ; lighting, Richard Nelson ; viola, Louise Schulman ; piano, Robert Wolinsky ; performed by the José Limón Dance Company featuring Sue Bernhard, Nina Watt. -- Emperor Jones (43 min.) / choreographed by José Limón ; music by Heitor Villa Lobos ; costumes, Pauline Lawrence ; dancers, Clay Taliaferro (Emperor Jones), Jim Clinton (White Man), Colin Connor, Henry Daniel, Philip Kilner, Scott Lundius, Carlos Orta, Kevin Weldon (Emperor's subjects).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-858
Title
José Limón Dance Company [videorecording].
Imprint
1982.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater in New York City on Dec. 1, 1982.
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
Sonata first performed in Dijon, France on Nov. 25, 1980. Music for Sonata is Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata in E major transcribed for viola, in C Major by Louise Schulman.
The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neil. It was first performed in July 1956 at the Empire State Festival, Ellensville, New York.
Added Author
Sokolow, Anna, choreographer.
Maxwell, Carla, choreographer.
Limón, José, choreographer.
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915. Sonatas, piano, no. 5, op. 53. Selections.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Composer
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Valses oubliées. No 1.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Valses oubliées. No. 2.
Finch, Douglas. Composer
Villa-Lobos, Heitor. Composer
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Connor, Colin, dancer.
Daniel, Henry, dancer.
Orta, Carlos, dancer.
Bernard, Sue, dancer.
Bryan, Anne, dancer.
Scanlon, Jennifer, dancer.
Clinton, Jim, 1958-1989, dancer.
Lundius, Scott, dancer.
Watt, Nina, dancer.
Taliaferro, Clay, dancer.
Kilner, Philip, dancer.
Weldon, Kevin, dancer.
Alegado, Joe, dancer.
White, John. Screenwriter
Eluard, Paul, 1895-1952. Screenwriter
Schulman, Louise. Musician
Wolinsky, Robert. Musician
Munch, Allen. Costume designer
Lynn, Judanna. Costume designer
Lawrence, Pauline. Costume designer
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996, lighting designer.
Ohl, Ted.
Diemont, Tony.
Pook, Barbara.
José Limón Dance Company.
Added Title
Magritte, Magritte (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Sonata (Choreographic work : Maxwell)
Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)
Gift of the Limón Dance Company.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-858
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