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Matinee performance : La grande fête ; Speeding in tantrum ; Soon ; Last night on Earth ; D-man in the waters

Title
Matinee performance : La grande fête ; Speeding in tantrum ; Soon ; Last night on Earth ; D-man in the waters, August 29, 1993 / performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland ; choreography by Bill T. Jones and Sean Curran.
Publication
1993.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Jones, Bill T.
  • Curran, Sean.
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
  • Lansky, Paul, 1944-
  • Goodheart, Rich
  • Nyman, Michael
  • Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950
  • Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959
  • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956
  • Williams, Spencer, 1889-1965
  • Longshaw, Fred
  • Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971
  • Blitzstein, Marc
  • Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937
  • Stratas, Teresa
  • Lenya, Lotte
  • Taylor, Koko
  • Simone, Nina, 1933-2003
  • Bain, Gregory L.
  • Bleckner, Ross
  • Wierzel, Robert
  • Prince, Liz, 1961-
  • Ozbek, Rifat
  • Williams, Valerie (Dancer)
  • Aviles, Arthur
  • Cummings, Torrin
  • Curran, Sean
  • Geiger, Eric
  • Goldhuber, Lawrence
  • Latsky, Heidi
  • McLamb, Jeffrey
  • Adelaide, Odile Reine
  • Saffrin, Maya
  • Woods Valdés, Andrea E.
  • Clark, James (Violinist)
  • McCormack, Gina
  • Lester, Gabrielle
  • Crouch, Ruth
  • Marwood, Catherine
  • Rawson, Simon
  • Smith, Ursula (Cellist)
  • McCrae, Kevin
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, dancer.
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra, performer.
  • King's Theatre (Edinburgh, Scotland), event place.
  • Edinburgh International Festival (1993 : Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Original physical media: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, donor.
Found In
Contained in (manifestation): Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records.
Description
2 online resources (2 video files (247 min., 46 sec.)) : sound, color
Summary
A video recording of a matinee stage performance of Fête, Speeding and tantrum, Soon, Last night on Earth, and D-man in the waters by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland during the Edinburgh International Festival on August 29, 1993. The entire performance was originally captured over two videocassettes and the footage is out of focus. At the end of the first videocassette, there are approximately 45 minutes of poor quality television footage from the program Edinburgh nights which features a segment on Bill T. Jones and his performance of Last night on Earth. On the second videocassette, the camera continues to record an empty theater for approximately 30 minutes.
Uniform Title
  • Fête (Choreographic work : Jones)
  • Last night on earth (Choreographic work : Jones)
  • D-man in the waters (Choreographic work : Jones)
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
Note
  • Title and date from original videocassette label.
  • Production credits from the event program in the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records dated August 28-29, 1993.
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 29, 1993.
Contents
File 1. Fête / choreography by Bill T. Jones ; Renaissance dance consultant Valerie Williams ; music by Rich Goodheart and Paul Lansky ; scenic design by Gregory Bain ; costumes by Liz Prince ; lighting design by Robert Wierzel ; performed by Arthur Aviles, Torrin Cummings, Sean Curran, Eric Geiger, Lawrence Goldhuber, Heidi Latsky, Jeffery McLamb, Odile Reine-Adelaide, Maya Saffrin, Andrea Woods (starts at 27:20, 18 min.) -- Speeding and tantrum / choreography by Sean Curran ; music by Michael Nyman ; performed by Sean Curran (starts at 46:25, 6 min.) -- Soon / "September song"- written by Kurt Weill, Max Anderson, sung by Lotta Lenya; "Nana's lied"- written by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, sung by Tersa Stratas; "Blue spirit blues"- written by S. Williams, sung by Bessie Smith; "Reckless blues"- written by Fred Longshaw, sung by Bessie Smith; "Speak low"- written by Kurt Weill and Odgen Nash, sung by Lotta Lenya ; costumes by Joseph/Jones ; additional duet costumes by Valerie Williams ; lighting design by Robert Wierzel ; performed by Sean Curran and Maya Saffrin (starts at 56:05, 17 min.) -- Edinburgh nights / (starts at 1:15:10, 40 min.) -- File 2. Last night on Earth / choreography by Bill T. Jones ; words and music by Koko Taylor/Moore and Thread; Nina Simone/Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein; Koko Taylor/Nix ; costume by Rifat Ozbek ; set design by Ross Bleckner ; lighting design by Robert Wierzel ; performed by Bill T. Jones (starts at 01:20, 25 min.) -- D-man in the waters / D-man in the waters / choreography by Bill T. Jones ; "Octet in E-flat major, Op 20" by Felix Mendelssohn ; costumes by the Company ; lighting design by Robert Wierzel ; performed by Arthur Aviles, Sean Curran, Lawrence Goldhuber, Bill T. Jones ; Heidi Latsky, Jeffery McLamb, Odile Reine-Adelaide, Maya Saffrin, Andrea Woods ; music performed by Scottish Chamber Orchestra Octet: violins: James Clark, Gina McCormack, Gabrielle Lester, Ruth Crouch; violas: Catherine Marwood, Simon Rawson; cellos: Ursula Smith, Kevin McCrae (starts at 50:50, 34 min.).
OCLC
1429146680
Title
Matinee performance : La grande fête ; Speeding in tantrum ; Soon ; Last night on Earth ; D-man in the waters, August 29, 1993 / performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland ; choreography by Bill T. Jones and Sean Curran.
Production
1993.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
015815 020931
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
video file
Cast
Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Event
Recorded at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 29, 1993.
Original Version
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Matinee performance : La grande fête ; Speeding in tantrum ; Soon ; Last night on Earth ; D-man in the waters, 1993. 2 videocassettes (247 min., 46 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. (SPEC AMI ID)322131 (SPEC AMI ID)322130
Local Note
Dance company identifier on original item label: P938293, P938292
Added Author
Choreography (work): Jones, Bill T. Soon.
Choreography (work): Curran, Sean. Speeding and tantrum.
Music (work): Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Octet, violins (4), violas (2), cellos (2), op. 20, E♭ major.
Music (work): Lansky, Paul, 1944- Notjustmoreidlechatter.
Goodheart, Rich, composer.
Nyman, Michael, composer.
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950, composer.
Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959, composer.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956, composer.
Williams, Spencer, 1889-1965, composer.
Longshaw, Fred, composer.
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971, composer.
Blitzstein, Marc, composer.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937, singer.
Stratas, Teresa, singer.
Lenya, Lotte, singer.
Taylor, Koko, singer.
Simone, Nina, 1933-2003, singer.
Bain, Gregory L., set designer.
Bleckner, Ross, set designer.
Wierzel, Robert, lighting designer.
Prince, Liz, 1961- costume designer.
Ozbek, Rifat, costume designer.
Williams, Valerie (Dancer), consultant, costume designer.
Jones, Bill T., choreographer, performer.
Aviles, Arthur, dancer.
Cummings, Torrin, dancer.
Curran, Sean, dancer.
Geiger, Eric, dancer.
Goldhuber, Lawrence, dancer.
Latsky, Heidi, dancer.
McLamb, Jeffrey, dancer.
Adelaide, Odile Reine, dancer.
Saffrin, Maya, dancer.
Woods Valdés, Andrea E., dancer.
Clark, James (Violinist), performer.
McCormack, Gina, performer.
Lester, Gabrielle, performer.
Crouch, Ruth, performer.
Marwood, Catherine, performer.
Rawson, Simon, performer.
Smith, Ursula (Cellist), performer.
McCrae, Kevin, performer.
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, dancer.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, performer.
King's Theatre (Edinburgh, Scotland), event place.
Edinburgh International Festival (1993 : Edinburgh, Scotland)
Original physical media: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane and Company, donor.
Added Title
Choreography (work): Fête (Choreographic work : Jones)
Choreography (work): Last night on earth (Choreographic work : Jones)
Choreography (work): D-man in the waters (Choreographic work : Jones)
Found In:
Contained in (manifestation): Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company records.
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